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Here are some of worst car scandals in history - Fortune

Here are some of worst car scandals in history - Fortune | Public History Professional News and Insights | Scoop.it
The Volkswagen scandal is not the first of its kind. Starting in the 1960s, the auto industry has been hit with multiple crises.
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Quake Could Threaten 90 Percent Of Oregon Fuel Supply - OPB News

Quake Could Threaten 90 Percent Of Oregon Fuel Supply - OPB News | Public History Professional News and Insights | Scoop.it
Along the Willamette River, a six-mile stretch in Portland holds more than 90 percent of the state’s fuel supply.
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History Captured In Painted Curtains - Vermont Public Radio

History Captured In Painted Curtains - Vermont Public Radio | Public History Professional News and Insights | Scoop.it
In the early part of the last century, town halls and Grange halls were the social centers of rural communities. Adorning the stages of many of them were
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History Lessons from a Policy Insider: A review of Presidents, Congress and The Public Schools, by Jack Jennings : Education Next

History Lessons from a Policy Insider: A review of Presidents, Congress and The Public Schools, by Jack Jennings : Education Next | Public History Professional News and Insights | Scoop.it
Looking for a firsthand history of major federal education reforms? @jaypgreene's got a book recommendation for you. http://t.co/xvL5t4eT5x
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A Short History of Public Schooling - Excerpt from the film Class Dismissed

Very few people know the history of school. Nor do they know the real reason schools were established in the first place. Here's a short history of schools in the ...
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St. Mary's Public History students to close Hispanic Heritage Month with Tobin ... - St. Mary's University

St. Mary's Public History students to close Hispanic Heritage Month with Tobin ... - St. Mary's University | Public History Professional News and Insights | Scoop.it
In a “Gran Final” of Hispanic Heritage Month, Public History students from St. Mary’s University will screen their film, “Tejano Defenders of the Rio Grande: a 150th Celebration,” at the Tobin Center on Oct.
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A new book recounts the forgotten history of autism - PRI

A new book recounts the forgotten history of autism - PRI | Public History Professional News and Insights | Scoop.it
We tend to think of autism as a modern disease — “the unique disorder of our uniquely disordered times," as author Steve Silberman writes in a new book. But that idea, he says, doesn't quite square with the facts.
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Special Commission Focuses on Baltimore's Confederate Monuments - Afro American

Special Commission Focuses on Baltimore's Confederate Monuments - Afro American | Public History Professional News and Insights | Scoop.it
A special commission to review Baltimore’s Confederate Statues held its first meeting Sept. 17. The group is charged with figuring…
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Our Rich History: Covington started as a subdivision of lots — the early ... - User-generated content (press release) (registration)

Our Rich History: Covington started as a subdivision of lots — the early ... - User-generated content (press release) (registration) | Public History Professional News and Insights | Scoop.it
Our Rich History: Covington started as a subdivision of lots — the early ...
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Paul A. Tenkotte (tenkottep@nku.edu) is Professor of History and Director of the Center for Public History at NKU.
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Slavery and Public History: The Tough Stuff of American Memory

Slavery and Public History: The Tough Stuff of American Memory eBook Download PDF/eBook: http://bit.ly/1KaEccZ ...
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Latino History: Photographer Pedro E. Guerrero's Fascinating Journey - NBCNews.com

Latino History: Photographer Pedro E. Guerrero's Fascinating Journey - NBCNews.com | Public History Professional News and Insights | Scoop.it
The late photographer Pedro E. Guerrero used to have a humorous stock answer for the young people (and their parents) who approached him seeking advic
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From the History room @ The Pekin Public Library: The death of Sheriff Robert Clay - Pekin Daily Times

As was reported last month in the Pekin Daily Times, the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Department is considering the creation of a memorial for the three Tazewell County law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty.
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Grapes Of Wrath: The Forgotten Filipinos Who Led A Farmworker Revolution - NPR

Grapes Of Wrath: The Forgotten Filipinos Who Led A Farmworker Revolution - NPR | Public History Professional News and Insights | Scoop.it
Cesar Chavez inspired the world; Larry Itliong inspired Cesar Chavez. In 1965, the Filipino laborer led California grape pickers on a strike that would spark the modern farmworker movement.
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'1944: FDR and the Year that Changed History' by Jay Winik - The Boston Globe

'1944: FDR and the Year that Changed History' by Jay Winik - The Boston Globe | Public History Professional News and Insights | Scoop.it
In “1944: FDR and the Year that Changed History,” author Jay Winik writes that FDR, the man widely considered one of our greatest presidents, provided little help to the millions of Jews whom the Nazis were busy rounding up and sending off to...
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Lucky Guy? Kevin McCarthy Once Won The Lottery. Now He Might Be Speaker - NPR

Lucky Guy? Kevin McCarthy Once Won The Lottery. Now He Might Be Speaker - NPR | Public History Professional News and Insights | Scoop.it
Following Speaker John Boehner's decision to resign, the House majority leader quickly became a front-runner to replace him. McCarthy has already gone far in Congress relatively quickly.
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The Slave-State Origins of Modern Gun Rights - The Atlantic

The Slave-State Origins of Modern Gun Rights - The Atlantic | Public History Professional News and Insights | Scoop.it
The idea that citizens have an unfettered constitutional right to carry weapons in public originates in the antebellum South, and its culture of violence and honor.
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NYT History Book Reviews: Who Got Noticed this Week? - History News Network (HNN)

NYT History Book Reviews: Who Got Noticed this Week? - History News Network (HNN) | Public History Professional News and Insights | Scoop.it
NYT History Book Reviews: Who Got Noticed this Week?
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Enough with the purging of America's public history - New York Post

Enough with the purging of America's public history - New York Post | Public History Professional News and Insights | Scoop.it
­With left-wing groups loudly clamoring to purge any and all public symbols of Confederate generals and slave-owning presidents, a group of black ministers is pushing to get another famous figure...
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Amazon.com: Lions under the Throne: Essays on the History of English Public Law eBook: Stephen Sedley: Kindle Store

Amazon.com: Lions under the Throne: Essays on the History of English Public Law eBook: Stephen Sedley: Kindle Store
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Race relations in U.S. at a low point in recent history, new poll suggests - PBS NewsHour (blog)

Race relations in U.S. at a low point in recent history, new poll suggests - PBS NewsHour (blog) | Public History Professional News and Insights | Scoop.it
In the year following the death of Michael Brown, America has seen its share of racial disquiet.
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The history of international law [timeline] - OUPblog (blog)

The history of international law [timeline] - OUPblog (blog) | Public History Professional News and Insights | Scoop.it
Where and when did the history of international law begin?
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What is the Future of Historical Reenacting in Public History? | Exploring the Past

What is the Future of Historical Reenacting in Public History? | Exploring the Past | Public History Professional News and Insights | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago The Bitter Southerner published a nice essay on Civil War reenacting.
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Western University's Public History Master's Program

The University of Western Ontario's Public History program is Canada's oldest. In this video, Director, Michelle Hamilton and Internship Coordinator, Mike Dove ...
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One of American History's Worst Laws Was Passed 165 Years Ago - TIME

One of American History's Worst Laws Was Passed 165 Years Ago - TIME | Public History Professional News and Insights | Scoop.it
The terrible law was passed on Sept. 18, 1850
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Holocaust survivor to speak at Council Bluffs Public Library - The Daily Nonpareil

Holocaust survivor to speak at Council Bluffs Public Library - The Daily Nonpareil | Public History Professional News and Insights | Scoop.it
Kitty Williams of Council Bluffs survived the Holocaust during World War II.
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