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Issues and Controversies in American History Video Clip Collection [electronic resource]

To explore America's past in a meaningful way, a growing number of educators strive for spirited debate and passionate discussion in their classrooms. The key is get students talking about historical events with the same energy and immediacy that today's topics provoke. But accomplishing that is virtually impossible without the right catalyst. This collection of 25 concise video clips is designed to spark thoughtful, productive dialogue on major turning points in U.S. history. Each clip lays out two opposing viewpoints, framing a complex historical episode as if it were a debatable "issue" - just as citizens of the time might have thought and argued about it. In some cases, such as the segments on Jamestown or the Salem witch trials, the debate echoes scholarly disagreements that exi [...]
Online
2012
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Dollars and Votes [electronic resource]: 2012 Election [Dated or Not?]

Correspondent Thai da Silva investigates the fundraising landscape during the 2012 Presidential election in light of the Supreme Court's ruling on the Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission case.
Online
2012
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Historical Inaugural Perspectives [electronic resource]

As preparations are made for President-Elect Barack Obama's Inauguration, Stacey Delikat reports on past Inaugurations and some of the more memorable moments.
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2009