Summer II 1999
Dr. Michael Edmondson
June 29 Lecture Topic: Rebuilding and Expanding (1865-1898)
Video: The Molly Maguires
July 1 Lecture Topic: The Socialist Response and War (1898-1918)
Video: The Guns of August
Article Discussion: "Coxey's Army" and "What Really Sank the Maine"
July 6 Lecture Topic: The 1920s and Great Depression
Video: Inherit the Wind
Article Discussion: "Fateful Voyage of the Lusitania"
July 8 Lecture Topic: Interwar Diplomacy
Video: Yanks in Siberia
Article Discussion: "The Blomberg Sex Scandal"
July 13 Lecture Topic: World War II (1939-1945)
Video: Select Scenes from Saving Private Ryan and Stalingrad
Article Discussion: "Calais"
July 15 Lecture Topic: Emerging From the Ashes (1945-1953)
Video: Halberstam's The 1950s, Part I
Article Discussion: "Against All Odds"
July 20 Lecture Topic: 1950s Political/Diplomatic
Video: Halberstam's The 1950s, Part II
Article Discussion: "The Alger Hiss Spy Case"
July 22 Lecture Topic: 1950s Cultural/Social
Video: Halberstam's The 1950s, Part III
Article Discussion: "The Story of a CIA Coup"
July 27 Lecture Topic: JFK and LBJ
Video: Select Scenes from the Assassination Tapes and JFK (Oliver Stone film)
Article Discussion: "New Light on Gulf of Tonkin"
July 29 Lecture Topic: Nixon, Ford & Carter
Article Discussion: "Who Killed Dr. King?"
August 3 Lecture Topic: Republican Revolution? And Beyond
Video: John Stossel's Report
Article Discussion: "Space Shuttle"
August 5 Exam