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October 2021

Charlie Brown’s America: The Popular Politics of Peanuts

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Dallas Hall 306 (McCord Auditorium),
3225 University Blvd
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
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A Preview Interview with Blake Ball   Despite—or because of—its huge popular culture status, Peanuts enabled cartoonist Charles Schulz to offer political commentary on the most controversial topics of postwar American culture through the voices of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the Peanuts gang. Join us as historian Blake Scott Ball takes on the politics of the age-old Peanuts comics, which are at the center of his latest book, Charlie Brown’s America: The Popular Politics of Peanuts. In postwar America, there…

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November 2021

Paper Trails: The U.S. Post and the Making of the American West

November 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

A groundbreaking history of how the U.S. Post made the nineteenth-century American West. Join us as historian Cameron Blevins discusses his latest book, Paper Trails: The U.S. Post and the Making of the American West, on the pivotal role of the U.S. postal service during the country's expansion west. There were five times as many post offices in the United States in 1899 than there are McDonald's restaurants today. During an era of supposedly limited federal government, the United States operated the…

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