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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

Watch or listen to some of the leading historians who participate in the OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program, a speakers bureau dedicated to American history.


Video and audio OAH Distinguished Lectures, like the one below, are available on the OAH YouTube channel.


The Great Depression: Causes, Impact, Consequence
This lecture was sponsored by the Kansas City Public Library, the Center for Midwestern Studies and the University of Missouri-Kansas City History Department, as the keynote address of the Wide Open Town Symposium in April 2016. Recorded by the Kansas City Public Library. (Speaker begins at 21:00.)