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Ep 10: John F. Kennedy, A Summons To Service

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  • about 1 month ago
  • 33:55

On a bright and snowy morning a young president summons a nation and a generation to the work of history with his enduring inaugural address. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Ep 9: John Lewis, We Want Our Freedom Now

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  • about 1 month ago
  • 38:39

A twenty three year old John Lewis, speaking at the March On Washington, calls a nation to moral account. He didn’t want to be patient, he said. He wanted freedom now.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Ep 8: Hillary Clinton, Women’s Rights Are Human Rights

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  • about 2 months ago
  • 27:20

In the tradition of Eleanor Roosevelt, Hillary Rodham Clinton travels to Beijing to argue that women’s rights are human rights, setting new global priorities.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Ep 7: Barbara Jordan, Your Keynote Speaker

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  • about 2 months ago
  • 31:45

A daughter of the segregated south, Barbara Jordan, keynotes the Democratic National Convention of 1976. It was America’s bicentennial, and Jordan was a voice born in one nation speaking to the hopes of a better nation to come. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Ep 6: Edward R. Murrow Fights for Free Press

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  • 2 months ago
  • 45:37

A demagogic politician, exaggerated claims, an insatiable thirst for attention and controversy, and a national climate of fear and anxiety. How Edward R. Murrow took on Senator Joseph McCarthy.     Special thanks to The Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Marquette University Libraries Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices