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Tanzimat, Ottomanism, and Wars with Russia

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Sultan Mahmud II and subsequent Ottoman leaders in the 19th Century began a process of attempted modernization with the Tanzimat Reforms, hoping to bring the Ottoman Empire into the light of modern civilization, especially with the political philosophy of Ottomanism. Come discover the Ottoman Empire's attempt to rejoin Europe as one of the most advanced regions of the world and how sorely it was crushed by the devastating defeat in the Russo-Turkish War of[masked].

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Tonight's presenter will be our friend Richard Sassoon.

This event is hosted by our friend Zak, and is cross-posted on his "History Mostly Ancient Discussions In Any Language" Meetup group.

Meetup Link:
https://www.meetup.com/History-Mostly-Ancient-Discussions-In-Any-Language/

YouTube Channel:
https://youtube.com/c/HistoryfitnessInvesting

Previous MENA Episodes: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLHCqKO_htsf5OblnRwqGWMrsrddtZIN7A

PayPal Link (Donations for the Program): [masked]
GoFundMe Link (Donations for the Program): [https://gofund.me/675e302e](https://gofund.me/675e302e)

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“Jackie” Starring Natalie Portman - Film History Livestream

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We invite you to join us for our latest film history livestream program: "**Jackie**", starring Natalie Portman as First Lady **Jacqueline "Jackie" Kennedy**.

The first portion of our two-part program (approximately 30 minutes) will be a brief overview of the film "Jackie", including its historical context, plot summary, things to look for, accuracy, etc.
The second portion of our two-part program will be a full screening of the "Jackie" film (100 minutes).

**Jackie** is a 2016 biographical drama film directed by Pablo Larraín and written by Noah Oppenheim. The film stars Natalie Portman as Jacqueline "Jackie" Kennedy. Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, and John Hurt also star; it was Hurt's final film released before his death in January 2017. The film follows Jackie Kennedy in the days when she was First Lady in the White House and her life immediately following the assassination of her husband, United States President John F. Kennedy, in 1963. It is partly based on Theodore H. White's Life magazine interview with the widow at Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, in November 1963.
The film had its world premiere on September 7, 2016 at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival, where it competed for the Golden Lion. It was theatrically released in the United States on December 2, 2016, by Fox Searchlight Pictures, to positive reviews. It received three nominations at the 89th Academy Awards: Best Actress (for Portman), Best Original Score, and Best Costume Design.

**Film Trailer:**
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9pW3B8Ycc4](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9pW3B8Ycc4)

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Your co-host for this program is **Robert Kelleman**, the founder/director of the non-profit community organization New York History & Culture.

**YouTube Previously Recorded Program:**
John F. Kennedy Assassination
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZ-i4xFllak

**Donations Support Our Non-Profit Community Programs - Thank You!**
PayPal: [masked]
Venmo: @DCHistoryAndCulture
GoFundMe: https://gofund.me/d29491c0

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**Zoom Connection:**
This educational and entertaining program is open to all regardless of age, geographic location, etc. and since it is an online/virtual event via Zoom you can connect from anywhere in the world.
Zoom events have a limit on the number of people that can participate and therefore the event may “sell-out” once a certain number of registrations has been reached.

**Zoom Connection Link Will Be Emailed:**
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**Zoom Connection Suggestions:**
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**New York History & Culture**
A non-profit community organization.
Experience the history and culture of New York City - and the world!

We look forward to seeing you. Thanks!

Robert Kelleman
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Jacqueline Bouvier & John F. Kennedy’s 1953 Wedding Livestream

**Let’s travel back in time to September 12, 1953 to attend the Newport, Rhode Island wedding of Jacqueline Bouvier and John F. Kennedy.**

Our livestream history program will feature a historical overview of the day’s events through pictures, videos and commentary. We’ll also provide the historical context of the wedding including how Jacqueline and Jack first met, their engagement, honeymoon and life as Georgetown newlyweds. The wedding took place 7 years before the November 1960 election of John F. Kennedy as President of the United States.

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Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Dudley Auchincloss
request the honour of your presence
at the marriage of Mrs. Auchincloss' daughter
Jacqueline Lee Bouvier
to
The Honorable John Fitzgerald Kennedy
United States Senate
on Saturday, the twelfth of September
at eleven o'clock
Saint Mary's Church
Spring Street
Newport, Rhode Island

Jacqueline Lee Bouvier and John F. Kennedy were married on the morning of September 12, 1953, in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Newport, Rhode Island. The more than eight hundred guests included many notable individuals.

The bride, given in marriage by her stepfather, Hugh D. Auchincloss, wore a dress of ivory tissue silk, with a portrait neckline, fitted bodice, and a bouffant skirt embellished with bands of more than fifty yards of flounces. Her rosepoint lace veil, worn first by her grandmother Lee, was draped from a tiara of lace and orange blossoms. Jacqueline wore a choker of pearls and a diamond bracelet that was a gift from the groom. The bride’s bouquet was of pink and white spray orchids and gardenias.
The bride's attendants, dressed in pink taffeta, included: her sister, Lee (Mrs. Michael T. Canfield) as matron of honor; her stepsister Nina G. Auchincloss as maid of honor; and ten bridesmaids, among them the groom’s sister Jean and sister-in-law Ethel, and the bride’s former boarding school roommate, Nancy Tuckerman. Half sister Janet Auchincloss was flower girl and half brother James Auchincloss served as a page. Senator Kennedy’s best man was his brother Robert and among the ushers were brother Edward, brother-in-law Sargent Shriver, cousin Joe Gargan, brother-in-law Michael Canfield, friends Lem Billings, Red Fay, and Torbert Macdonald, Senate colleague George Smathers, and Charles Bartlett, who had introduced the couple.

The ceremony was performed by Archbishop Cushing, a friend of the Kennedy family, and he was assisted by four other priests. Before the mass, a special blessing from Pope Pius XII was read.
Tenor soloist Luigi Vena from Boston sang Gounod’s Ave Maria.
The reception was held on the terrace of the 300 acre Auchincloss oceanfront estate, Hammersmith Farm, for more than twelve hundred guests. The wedding cake, four feet tall, was ordered by Joseph P. Kennedy. Meyer Davis and his orchestra played under a huge canopy.

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Your co-host for this program is **Robert Kelleman**, the founder/director of the non-profit community organization New York History & Culture.

**YouTube Previously Recorded Programs:**
http://www.Youtube.com/c/WashingtonDCHistoryCulture

John F. Kennedy Assassination
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZ-i4xFllak

**Donations Support Our Non-Profit Community Programs - Thank You!**
PayPal: [masked]
Venmo: @DCHistoryAndCulture
GoFundMe: https://gofund.me/d29491c0

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**Zoom Connection:**
This educational and entertaining program is open to all regardless of age, geographic location, etc. and since it is an online/virtual event via Zoom you can connect from anywhere in the world.
Zoom events have a limit on the number of people that can participate and therefore the event may “sell-out” once a certain number of registrations has been reached.

**Zoom Connection Link Will Be Emailed:**
Login info will be emailed several times beginning 24 hours prior to the event.
If you don’t receive the Zoom connection info please contact us.

**Zoom Connection Suggestions:**
Connecting a few minutes early is strongly recommended.
To join the event simply click the Zoom link and follow the instructions.
If clicking the link doesn’t work try copying and pasting it instead.
Password not required.
Zoom may work better in some browsers/devices than others - if one doesn’t work try another.
When all else fails please read and follow the directions. : )

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**New York History & Culture**
A non-profit community organization.
Experience the history and culture of New York City - and the world!

We look forward to seeing you. Thanks!

Robert Kelleman
[masked][masked] (text only)

White Supremacy & American History - Livestream Part Two of Two

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**White Supremacy & American History - Livestream Part One of Two**

Slave Patrols to Ghost-Skins: law enforcement, colonialism and raced dominance.
An introduction and overview to the "theory of history" that is White Supremacy.
This two part series examines how European settler colonialism provided the 'manifest' destiny that continues into today.

In the United States a **slave catcher** was a person employed to track down and return escaped slaves to their enslavers. The first slave catchers in the Americas were active in European colonies in the West Indies during the sixteenth century. In colonial Virginia and Carolina, slave catchers (as part of the slave patrol system) were recruited by Southern planters beginning in the eighteenth century to return fugitive slaves; the concept quickly spread to the rest of the Thirteen Colonies.[citation needed] After the establishment of the United States, slave catchers continued to be employed in addition to being active in other countries which had not abolished slavery, such as Brazil. The activities of slave catchers from the American South became at the center of a major controversy in the lead up to the American Civil War; the Fugitive Slave Act required those living in the Northern United States to assist slave catchers. Slave catchers in the United States ceased to be active with the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment.

In white supremacist circles, a **ghost skin** (short for 'ghost skinhead') is a white supremacist who refrains from openly displaying his racist beliefs for the purpose of blending into wider society and surreptitiously furthering his agenda. The term has been used in particular to refer to the entryism of racist activists in law enforcement.

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**Presenter: Edward J. Ingebretsen, Ph.D**
Ingebretsen holds advance degrees in Theology, Philosophy and Education, and a PH.D from Duke in American Literature and Culture. His courses include Anglo-colonial race theory and practice; animals, justice and culture; Gay culture and theory, and Ethics on the Fly: The daily practice of Moral habit. His publications include At Stake: Monsters and rhetoric of fear in American Culture (2001). And Maps of Heaven, Maps of Hell: Religious Terror as Memory from the Puritans to Stephen King (1995). He has lived in DC since he began teaching at Georgetown University in 1986.

Ed Ingebretsen, Ph.D
Georgetown University
Emeritus Professor,
English, American Studies, Animal Studies
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Your host for this program is **Robert Kelleman**, the founder/director of the non-profit community organization New York History & Culture.

**YouTube Previously Recorded Programs**
[http://www.youtube.com/c/WashingtonDCHistoryCulture](http://www.youtube.com/c/WashingtonDCHistoryCulture)

**Donations Support Our Non-Profit Community Programs - Thank You!**
PayPal: [masked]
Venmo: @DCHistoryAndCulture
GoFundMe: https://gofund.me/d29491c0

***

**Zoom Connection:**
This educational and entertaining program is open to all regardless of age, geographic location, etc. and since it is an online/virtual event via Zoom you can connect from anywhere in the world.
Zoom events have a limit on the number of people that can participate and therefore the event may “sell-out” once a certain number of registrations has been reached.

**Zoom Connection Link Will Be Emailed:**
Login info will be emailed several times beginning 24 hours prior to the event.
If you don’t receive the Zoom connection info please contact us.
Zoom Connection Link
Click (or Copy and Paste) and Follow the Instructions:
[https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87810566455](https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87810566455)

**Zoom Connection Suggestions:**
Connecting a few minutes early is strongly recommended.
To join the event simply click the Zoom link and follow the instructions.
If clicking the link doesn’t work try copying and pasting it instead.
Password not required.
Zoom may work better in some browsers/devices than others - if one doesn’t work try another.
When all else fails please read and follow the directions. : )

***

**New York History & Culture**
A non-profit community organization.
Experience the history and culture of New York City - and the world!
We look forward to seeing you. Thanks!

Robert Kelleman
[masked][masked] (text only)

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