John Francis Cramer Lecture series
1 hour 3 minutes
Henry Steele Commager was an American historian who helped define modern liberalism in the U.S. He was also a critic of McCarthyism. In this lecture, he discusses the historical factors that contribute to the making of national identity and compares the development of nationalism in the United States to Old World Europe, New World Latin America, and newly founded states in the Middle East and Africa. The introduction to this lecture was provided by Dr. George Hoffman of the Portland State University Department of History.
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United States--History, Nationalism
Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, 1/2 track, mono
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Commager, Henry Steele, ""The Origins and Nature of American Nationalism"" (1959). Special Collections: Oregon Public Speakers. 6.