The Future of America's Past

Scholar Ed Ayers takes viewers to places that define complex and evocative chapters in U.S. history.

Schedule

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    The Future of America's Past

    The Revolutions

    Friday
    May 20

    30 Minutes

    Exploring what the word freedom meant during the era of the American Revolution in Boston and Philadelphia.
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    The Future of America's Past

    The Revolutions

    Friday
    May 20

    30 Minutes

    Exploring what the word freedom meant during the era of the American Revolution in Boston and Philadelphia.
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    The Future of America's Past

    The Revolutions

    Friday
    May 20

    30 Minutes

    Exploring what the word freedom meant during the era of the American Revolution in Boston and Philadelphia.
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    The Future of America's Past

    Red Chicago

    Friday
    May 27

    30 Minutes

    A visit to Chicago on the 100th anniversary of "Red Summer," when violence erupted after an attack on black teenagers in the summer of 1919.
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    The Future of America's Past

    Red Chicago

    Friday
    May 27

    30 Minutes

    A visit to Chicago on the 100th anniversary of "Red Summer," when violence erupted after an attack on black teenagers in the summer of 1919.
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    The Future of America's Past

    Red Chicago

    Friday
    May 27

    30 Minutes

    A visit to Chicago on the 100th anniversary of "Red Summer," when violence erupted after an attack on black teenagers in the summer of 1919.
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    The Future of America's Past

    The Revolutions

    Monday
    May 30

    30 Minutes

    Exploring what the word freedom meant during the era of the American Revolution in Boston and Philadelphia.
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    The Future of America's Past

    The Revolutions

    Tuesday
    May 31

    30 Minutes

    Exploring what the word freedom meant during the era of the American Revolution in Boston and Philadelphia.
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    The Future of America's Past

    The Revolutions

    Tuesday
    May 31

    30 Minutes

    Exploring what the word freedom meant during the era of the American Revolution in Boston and Philadelphia.
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    The Future of America's Past

    The Revolutions

    Friday
    Jun 3

    30 Minutes

    Exploring what the word freedom meant during the era of the American Revolution in Boston and Philadelphia.
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    The Future of America's Past

    The Revolutions

    Friday
    Jun 3

    30 Minutes

    Exploring what the word freedom meant during the era of the American Revolution in Boston and Philadelphia.
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    The Future of America's Past: TVSS: Iconic

    The Future of America's Past

    The Revolutions

    Friday
    Jun 3

    30 Minutes

    Exploring what the word freedom meant during the era of the American Revolution in Boston and Philadelphia.

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