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3. Being a British American

3. Being a British American

Prof: Okay. So Thursday, last–long ago, last week, we began to set the scene for this course by talking about the experience of being a British colonist, and as you remember we talked about the connection the colonists had with England both positive and negative; we talked about their sense of England–and particularly London–as being the sort of the center of the empire and almost the center of the universe; and we talked about the colonists’ simultaneous concerns about maybe…

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George H. Nash on “Freedom Betrayed” by Herbert Hoover

George H. Nash on “Freedom Betrayed” by Herbert Hoover

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum. I’m Tom Schwartz the Director of the Hoover Library-Museum. And we are fortunate to have with us today the foremost authority of the 31st President, Dr. George H. Nash. For many West Branch residents Dr. Nash is a familiar face, having resided in the area when he worked on his definitive three volumes of Herbert Hoover early life and public career. A typical quip among archivists at…

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