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History and Government
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The 1948 War for Independence, also known as the first Arab-Israeli War, was the culmination of a political movement that arguably started in the late ...  View More

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Start date: 03/06/23

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (3/6/2023-6/12/2023)

Available 2/6/2023 9:00 AM
 
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Leadership, an invisible, intangible, unmeasurable quality, can make all the difference between success and failure in politics, and between victory a ...  View More

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Start date: 03/06/23

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (3/6/2023-6/12/2023)

Available 2/6/2023 9:00 AM
 
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Was H.H. Holmes Chicago's first serial killer? Was he the devil in the White City? If you want to know the answers to these questions and more about t ...  View More

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Start date: 03/06/23

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (3/6/2023-6/12/2023)

Available 2/6/2023 9:00 AM
 
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Today’s political norm breaking and violence, alarming as they are, have been seen before, especially during tumultuous periods in American history. U ...  View More

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Start date: 03/06/23

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (3/6/2023-6/12/2023)

Available 2/6/2023 9:00 AM
 
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For almost every delivered speech, there exists an undelivered opposite. These "second speeches" provide alternative histories of what could have been ...  View More

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Start date: 03/07/23

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (3/7/2023-6/6/2023)

Available 2/6/2023 9:00 AM
 
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Is the Holocaust beyond explanation? Northwestern Professor (Emeritus) Peter Hayes’ Why? Explaining the Holocaust (W.W. Norton, 2017) explores one of ...  View More

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Start date: 03/07/23

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (3/7/2023-6/6/2023)

Available 2/6/2023 9:00 AM
 
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In the summer of 1940, the future of the world hung by a thread. With France facing defeat and British forces pressed back to the Channel, there were ...  View More

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Start date: 03/09/23

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (3/9/2023-6/8/2023)

Available 2/6/2023 9:00 AM
 
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Every American generation, we have been told, gets its own Abraham Lincoln biography. Jon Meacham—winner of the Pulitzer Prize, distinguished scholar ...  View More

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Start date: 03/09/23

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (3/9/2023-6/8/2023)

Available 2/6/2023 9:00 AM
 
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We are living in a rapidly changing and perilous world. International and U.S. policy concerns are so interlaced and changing that they need to be con ...  View More

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  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 03/10/23

Days of the Week : Weekly - Fri .

Weekly - Fri 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (3/10/2023-6/9/2023)

Available 2/6/2023 9:00 AM
 
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