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Recordings & Resources List

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3/27/20 Episode 1 – Theme: What We’re Reading Now

Commentators: Paul Erickson, Sara Quashnie, Dick Marsh

View the Recording - March 27, 2020
View the list of books and resources discussed on March 27, 2020
4/3/20 Episode 2 – Theme: Women and the Right to Vote

Commentators: Jayne Ptolemy, Estrella Salgado, Christina Karas

View the Recording - April 3, 2020
View the list of books and resources discussed on April 3, 2020
4/10/20 Episode 3 – Theme: Part of the Story: Minorities in U.S. Military History

Commentators: Louis Miller, Jakob Dopp

View the Recording - April 10, 2020
View the list of books and resources discussed on April 10, 2020
4/17/20 Episode 4 – Theme: Author Conversation with Megan Kate Nelson

Commentators: Megan Kate Nelson (Author, The Three-Cornered War: The Union, the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the Fight for the West, published 2020)

View the Recording - April 17, 2020
View the list of books and resources discussed on April 17, 2020
4/24/20 Episode 5 – Theme: Identity in Photography

Commentators: Gabe Konrad, Samantha Hill, Les High

View the Recording - April 24, 2020
View the list of books and resources discussed on April 24, 2020
5/1/20 Episode 6 – Theme: Author Conversation with Sarah Blackwood

Commentators: Sarah Blackwood (Author of The Portrait’s Subject: Inventing Inner Life in the Nineteenth-Century United States, published Dec. 2019)

View the Recording - May 1, 2020
View the list of books and resources discussed on May 1, 2020
5/8/20 Episode 7 – Theme: Biographies

Commentators: Emiko Hastings, Peggy Harrington, Andrew Rutledge

View the Recording - May 8, 2020
View the list of books and resources discussed on May 8, 2020
5/15/20 Episode 8 – Theme: American Histories and the Struggle for Equality

Commentators: Rex Hauser, Hayley O’Malley

View the Recording - May 15, 2020
View the list of books and resources discussed on May 15, 2020
5/22/20 Episode 9 – Theme: Leadership

Commentators: Doug Johnson, Sara Quashnie, Straus Scantlin

View the Recording - May 22, 2020
View the list of books and resources discussed on May 22, 2020
5/29/20 Episode 10 – Theme: Author Conversation with Chris Phillips

Commentators: Christopher N. Phillips (Author of The Hymnal: A Reading History, published 2018) 

View the list of books and resources