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U.S. History

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1980 Election: Ronald Reagan and the "New Right"
Edwin Meese, former Attorney General under President Reagan and his 1980 Campaign Chief of Staff, discusses the 1980 presidential campaign against President Jimmy Carter.
July 31, 1996 : 4 min.

1968 Election: An Election in the Midst of War
The political and cultural turmoil during the election year of 1968; the multiple candidates vying for the Democratic presidential nomination.
September 7, 1993 : 5 min.

1976 Election: Ford's Pardon of Nixon
From 1992, Ford on his decision to pardon Richard Nixon and its effect on the 1976 presidential election.
July 21, 1992 : 1 min.

President Truman on Stalin
Former President Harry Truman talked about his relationship with the Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin in a series of outtakes from “Decision: The Conflicts of Harry S. Truman.”
December 1, 1964 : 5 min. 27 sec.

President Johnson Signs Civil Rights Act of 1964
President Lyndon Johnson made remarks and signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 on July 2, 1964.
July 2, 1964 : 2 min. 58 sec.

CLIP: Lee Harvey Oswald
A 1964 CBS special on Lee Harvey Oswald entitled, “November 22nd and the Warren Report.”
November 24, 1963 : 11 min. 10 sec.

1963 Interview with Malcolm X
Nation of Islam leader Malcolm X was interviewed by sociology graduate student Herman Blake and professor John Leggett at UC Berkeley in 1963.
October 11, 1963 : 40 min. 51 sec.

President Kennedy's Cuban Missile Crisis Oval Office Address
Archival footage of President John F. Kennedy's Oval Office Address during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
October 22, 1962 : 3 min. 5 sec.

The Challenge of Ideas Vignette
A Cold War era film from 1961 discussing the ideological battle between the Western Allies of the United States and those of the Soviet bloc.
January 1, 1961 : 30 min. 43 sec.

1960 Kennedy - Nixon Debate
Presidential candidates Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice President Richard M. Nixon participated in the first-ever televised presidential candidates’ debate.
September 26, 1960 : 59 min.
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