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    Recovering Wasted Food

    Food activists talked about hunger and wasted food in the U.S., and their efforts to increase food recovery. Speakers included the former president of Trader Joe’s who opened a…

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    Grand Review Parade

    Civil War living historians and re-enactors recreated a May 1865 parade of the Grand Army of the Republic down Pennsylvania Avenue from the U.S. Capitol to Freedom Plaza near the White…

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    Book Discussion on Preparing for Contact

    Professor George Michael talked about his book Preparing for Contact, in which he investigates the possibility of extraterrestrial life existing in the universe, the additional possibility…

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    Digital Future

    Virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier and artificial intelligence technologist Sebastian Thrun talked about the work of Douglas Engelbart, an early computer and internet engineer who…

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    The Eruption of Mount St. Helens

    This 1981 U.S. Forest Service film documents the May 18th, 1980, earthquake at Mount St. Helens, in the Cascade Range of Washington state, which caused a volcanic eruption that killed…

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    Food as a Human Right

    Two justice advocates and authors talked about food justice and the basic human right to healthy food both in the U.S. and around the world.  “The Human Right to Food” was…

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    Memorial Day Weekend Scenes, Vietnam Memorial

    Scenes of visitors at the Vietnam Memorial during the Memorial Day weekend were shown.

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    George W. Bush Presidency and Counterterrorism

    Former officials who served under President George W. Bush talked about the administration’s approach to combating terror and the so-called “Bush Doctrine” of unilaterally…

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    National Memorial Day Observance

    President Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to commemorate Memorial Day. Then, he spoke at a remembrance ceremony at the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for Doolittle Tokyo Raiders

    House and Senate leaders held a ceremony to award the Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders, a volunteer unit that conducted the first air raid on Japan during…

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    Memorial Day Weekend Scenes, WWII Memorial

    Scenes of visitors at the World War II Memorial during the Memorial Day weekend were shown.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls on news of the day.

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    Legacy of the Vietnam War

    Marvin and Deborah Kalb, co-authors of Haunting Legacy: Vietnam and the American Presidency from Ford to Obama, talked about the 40th anniversary of the Vietnam War and the conflict’s…

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    Veterans' and Military Issues

    Bill Rausch talked about issues affecting veterans, including employment and mental health, as well as the Department of Veterans Affairs under the leadership of Secretary Robert McDonald.

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and telephone lines were open for viewer calls on news of the day.

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    Washington Journal Program 4/25/3015

    Live daily at 7 a.m. ET, “Washington Journal” is a forum for leading journalists and public policy makers to discuss key events and legislation.

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    Summer Reading with Representative Brian Babin

    Representative Brian Babin (R-TX) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” He was interviewed on Capitol Hill.

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    Q&A with Michael Witmore

    Michael Witmore talked about his role as director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, as well as the library’s function, funding, mission, and repository of the world’s largest…

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    Shipwreck of the SS Eastland

    Michael McCarthy talked about the July 1915 capsizing of the SS Eastland in the Chicago River. 844 people died in the tragedy, including 22 entire families. Mr. McCarthy,…

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    Appomattox and the End of the Civil War

    American History TV visited the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox to see items connected to General Robert E. Lee’s surrender to General Ulysses S. Grant, and toured the…

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