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    90th Annual Black History Luncheon

    Several presentations and speakers commemorated National African-American History Month, including remarks by the director of the National Park Service, the unveiling of a commemorative…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    Live scenes were shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the 30th anniversary of the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr, holiday.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    Live scenes were shown of visitors to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the 30th anniversary of the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr, holiday.

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    V-J Day 70th Anniversary Commemoration

    A ceremony was held at the National World War II Memorial commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Allied Forces Victory in the Pacific and the effective end of World War II. The…

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    U.S. Colored Troops and Voting Rights

    Asa Gordon talked aboutthe role of the U.S. Colored Troops in establishing voting rights after the Civil War.

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    World War II Victory in Europe 70th Anniversary Ceremony

    Dignitaries and veterans commemorated the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe at a ceremony at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Speakers included…

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    World War II Victory in Europe 70th Anniversary Flyover

    Dozens of World War II aircraft participated in a flyover following a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe. The aircraft flew in 15 separate…

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    President Lincoln's Funeral Train

    Actor Fritz Klein portrayed President Lincoln at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, where Lincoln’s Funeral Train traveled en route to his burial place in Springfield,…

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    Ford's Theatre Lincoln Death 150th Anniversary

    Ford’s Theatre hosted a wreath laying ceremony on the steps of the Petersen House commemorating the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s death on April 15, 1865. The exact…

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    Ford's Theatre Lincoln Assassination 150th Anniversary

    Ford’s Theatre hosted a commemorative ceremony on the 150th anniversary of the day of President Lincoln’s assassination. Ford’s Theatre recreated the overnight vigil…

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    David Blight on the Legacies of Appomattox

    David Blight talked about the legacies of Appomattox during keynote remarks at a 150th anniversary commemoration of Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox Court…

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    Civil War Closing Operations in North Carolina

    Historian Mark Bradley talked about the end of the U.S. Civil War and the closing operations that took place in North Carolina. “Fort Fisher to the Bennett Place: Closing Operations…

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    Battles of Sailor's Creek

    Chris Calkins spoke about the Battles of Sailor’s Creek, which took place in April 1865 near Farmville, Virginia. “Black Thursday: The Battles of Sailor’s Creek, April 6,…

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    President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address 150th Anniversary

    The National Park Service and the Lincoln Group of D.C. hosted a commemorative ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial for the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s second inaugural…

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    Lincoln Memorial Sights and Sounds

    Scenes at the Lincoln Memorial before a commemorative ceremony for the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s second inaugural address. 

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    Battle of New Orleans Bicentennial

    The National Park Service hosted a ceremony commemorating the bicentennial of the Battle of New Orleans. The event took place at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve in…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Wreath-Laying

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and other religious and political leaders participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial at the National…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene was shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Congressional tweets were also shown.

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