1,091Feb 27, 2012
Teaching Constitutional History
Explaining the Constitution and encouraging students to have an interest in America’s founding can be difficult for many teachers. Next, radio talk show host Diane Rehm moderates a panel ...
740Mar 11, 2013
Economic Lessons from the Great Depression
Christina Romer spoke about lessons from the Great Depression that are applicable to contemporary economic policy. She spoke at the University of Oklahoma’s “Teach-In” on the ...
637Feb 27, 2012
Thomas Jefferson's Idea of America
Although Thomas Jefferson was in France as the Constitution was being debated and signed, he had his own ideas for the new nation.
Next, University of Virginia History Professor Peter Onuf ...
605Nov 1, 1972
Presidential Campaign Commercials 1972
This segment featured commercials from the Nixon and McGovern 1972 presidential campaigns.
537Feb 27, 2012
Andrew Jackson and the Constitution
Professor Akhil Reed Amar talked about how the presidency of Andrew Jackson transformed the Constitution in ways that still apply. He responded to questions from members of the ...
431Jan 1, 1968
Presidential Campaign Commercials 1968
This segment features 1968 campaign commercials from the Richard Nixon and Hubert Humphrey presidential campaigns.
417Mar 11, 2013
John Steinbeck's Portrayal of America
David Wrobel spoke about John Steinbeck’s works and what they can teach us about American history. He spoke at the University of Oklahoma’s “Teach-In” on the Great ...
408Nov 12, 1964
Johnson Campaign Ads
Advertisements from the 1964 Johnson presidential campaign were shown, including the popular “Daisy” advertisement.
389Nov 7, 1960
Presidential Campaign Commercials 1960
Commercials from 1960 presidential campaign featuring John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon.
328Mar 11, 2013
Franklin D. Roosevelt and Presidential Leadership
H.W Brands talked about Franklin D. Roosevelt and presidential leadership. He spoke at the University of Oklahoma’s “Teach-In” on the Great Depression and World War II.
317Nov 28, 1980
Reagan Presidential Commercial
In a 1980 campaign ad, Governor Reagan talked about achieving world peace.
315Feb 27, 2012
George Washington's Challenges
Next, author and Brandeis University history professor David Hackett Fischer discusses the tactics and strategies that George Washington used to confront challenges. He spoke at a University of ...
280Nov 13, 1976
Ford Campaign Advertisment
A 1976 presidential campaign ad for President Ford. The ad emphasized that the U.S. was at peace under President Ford.
267Nov 28, 1984
Reagan Presidential Campaign Commercial
244Dec 3, 1976
Carter Presidential Campaign Ad 1976
A campaign advertisement from the 1976 Carter presidential campaign was shown. The advertisement focused on high inflation rates.
228Feb 27, 2012
Women and the Founding of America
While the Founding Fathers often get all of the credit for the creation of America - without the encouragement and work of many women things may have ended up differently.
Next, George Mason ...
224Nov 7, 1956
Presidential Campaign Commercials 1952 and 1956
Three Eisenhower (R) and three Stevenson (D) television commercials are shown from the 1952 and the 1956 presidential campaigns.
200Nov 13, 1976
Ford Campaign Advertisment
Governor Reagan endorsed President Ford in a 1976 presidential campaign ad.
152Sep 16, 1997
Lessons from the Romans
Ms. McCullough drew parallels between the history of ancient Rome and the United States as the end of the century nears. She reviewed the history of Rome and talked about the Roman Senate ...
146Apr 10, 2012
The University of Oklahoma's History of Science Collections
Kerry Magruder gave a tour of the University of Oklahoma’s History of Science Collections, which includes rare books from historically significant scientists. Among the books he showed ...
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