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Smithsonian Associates Replay

Smithsonian Associates is proud to work with C-SPAN to make a wide variety of past programs available on

These on-demand recorded broadcasts of Smithsonian Associates events include book discussions with noted authors, programs on history and current events, interviews with national leaders, and panels on a range of intriguing topics.

Whether you'd like to take a second look at a program you’ve attended or discover one you've missed, this digital library is the ideal online destination. With more than 80 programs now available—and more added all the time—you'll find a rich range of broadcasts from which to choose.

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Most Recent Airings

JUNE 7, 2017

Challenges After Women's Suffrage

Professor Robyn Muncy talked about women’s voting rights following ratification of the 19th amendment in 1920.
MAY 17, 2017

Manhattan Project

Professor Martin Sherwin talked about the Manhattan Project, beginning with the discovery of fission in 1938 through the use of atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Nagasaki and Hiroshima.
MAY 16, 2017

World War I Navy

Professor James Rentfrow talked about how the U.S. Navy evolved in the 20 years between the Spanish-American War and World War I, when the Naval Act of 1916 introduced submarines and instituted changes in weaponry and formation practice.