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A Self-Paced Course

More than 50 years after its tragic end, the presidency of John F. Kennedy continues to be the focus of scholars, educators, biographers, journalists, politicians, advertisers, students, and citizens of the nation and the world. Join Gilder Lehrman and Professor Barbara Perry of the University of Virginia to examine why a mere thousand-day presidency continues to attract such universal attention to this day.

In this video from the University of Virginia’s Miller Center, meet course professor Barbara Perry:

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For a half century, the Cold War shaped the world. From its obvious consequences in Korea, Cuba, and Vietnam, to its more subtle impact on American culture and daily life, the Cold War was the dominant reality of everyday life.

In this video from the University of Texas at Austin, meet lead scholar Jeremi Suri:

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June 28 – 29, 2012 Location: Yorktown Heights, NY
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Professor Steven Levine will lead a teacher workshop on the Cold War in East Asia, examining views from Washington, Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, Moscow, and Pyongyang.

June 27, 2012 Location: Yorktown Heights, NY
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Yorktown Heights, NY

Professor Malcolm Byrne will lead a teacher workshop on the primary sources of the late Cold War.

June 25, 2012 Location: Yorktown Heights, NY
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Yorktown Heights, NY

Professor Robert McMahon will lead a teacher workshop on the Cold War’s impact on the Third World.

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Eighth Illinois regiment in France, ca. 1918. (Gilder Lehrman Collection)

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