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History | 2007 News

Read the latest issue of "Making History in the Nation's Capital" to see a few of the department's recent activities (Fall 2007)

Listen to Andrew Lewis on the Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU, as he explains the history of Thanksgiving (11/20/2007)

Lonnie Bunch, AU history alum and Director of the National Museum of African-American History and Culture, delivered the department's annual David J. Brandenburg Lecture. Mr. Bunch's lecture followed the Phi Alpha Theta Initiation,

Read Allan Lichtman's recent article on the Keys to the White House (History News Network 10/8/2007)

Watch videos from Peter Kuznick's Iraq/Iran Symposium at American University (9/18/2007)

Robert Beisner's biography honored by Council on Foreign Relations (from American Today 9/4/2007)

Read about AU Public History students in "The New Historians" (from American Fall 2007)

Pam Nadell welcomes new AU students to campus (from American Today 8/28/2007)

Find out more about a new book Colonial Botany: Science, Commerce and Politics in the Early Modern World containing an essay by Andrew Lewis (University of Pennsylvania Press 8/2007)

Read Peter Kuznick's new article "The Decision to Risk the Future: Harry Truman, the Atomic Bomb, and the Apocalyptic Narrative," published in Japan Focus, an Asia-Pacific E-Journal (7/30/2007)

Read about Kathy Franz's exhibit on David Macaulay's work at the National Building Museum (from American Weekly 6/27/2007) or watch WETA's coverage of the exhibit.

Read about graduate student Jodi Boyle's work on the John R. Hickman Collection of vintage radio broadcasts in the AU Library archives. (from American Weekly 6/25/2007)

Read Anne Bentzel's article on Alan and Deborah Kraut's new book (from CAS Connections 5/2007).