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    1967 Newsreel on 1967 Chicago Blizzard

    This film is a portion of a January 31, 1967, newsreel depicting the “worst blizzard to hit Chicago in 18 years.”

  • American Artifacts: Clara Barton National Historic Site

    Park Ranger Kevin Patti gives a tour of the former Red Cross headquarters in Glen Echo, Maryland, and talks about the life and leadership of Clara Barton, who founded the American Red Cross in 1881.

  • After Words: April Ryan

    White House correspondent April Ryan talks about her book The Presidency in Black and White, in which she recounts her over twenty-five year career in journalism and the presidential administrations she has covered.

  • Discussion on the History of Dupont Circle

    Author Stephen Hansen talks about his book A History of Dupont Circle: Center of High Society in the Capital, about the history of the Washington, D.C. neighborhood and the wealthy families who moved there during the Gilded Age.

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    Newsmakers: Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), the new ranking member on the Senate Budget Committee, discusses President Obama’s upcoming budget proposal, developing a budget in a Republican Congress, the XL pipeline, and presidential politics.

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  • In Depth: Walter Isaacson

    Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson talks about his life and career, as well as his books, which include Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, Steve Jobs, Kissinger, and The Innovators. Join the conversation Sunday at 12 p.m. ET.…

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  • Reel America: A Challenge to Democracy (1944)

    This film documents the living conditions of Japanese Americans held in Internment Camps in Arkansas and Wyoming during World War II, as well as the contributions of Japanese soldiers fighting in the 442nd Combat Team in Europe.

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  • Q&A: Dr. Frances Jensen

    Neuroscientist Dr. Frances Jensen talks about her book The Teenage Brain, the most recent work in the study of the human brain, adolescent development, and the issues of alcohol and drug abuse among teens.

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