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    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Ceremony

    The annual Veterans Day observance was held at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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    Book Discussion on Reading the Man: A Portrait of Robert E. Lee

    Ms. Pryor talked about her book, Reading the Man: A Portrait of Robert E. Lee, published by Penguin. She described being allowed by Lee’s family to use many letters written…

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    Gettysburg Commemorative Ceremony

    Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, delivered the keynote address at the “New Birth of Freedom” Commemorative Ceremony at…

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    Battle of Stones River

    Panelists talked about the Battle of Stones River. Lincoln Memorial University history professor Earl Hess talked about Confederate commanding General Braxton Bragg’s role in the…

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    The Civil War West of the Mississippi

    Historians discussed aspects of the Civil War in the West, including the roles played by Hispanics, and Confederate attempts at westward expansion. They responded to questions from the…

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    Joshua Chamberlain at Gettysburg

    Thomas Desjardin spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about the personal and…

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    150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg

    Historians, writers, and scholars commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. The event took place at Gettysburg National Military Park and included guests such as…

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    Generalship at Gettysburg

    Brooks Simpson spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about how commanders on both…

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    General George Meade at Gettysburg

    Kent Masterson Brown spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about how and why the…

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    National Christmas Tree Lighting

    President Bush and the first lady participated in the lighting of the National Christmas Tree and the opening holiday ceremonies on the Ellipse for the 2008 Pageant of Peace.
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    Battle of Fredericksburg

    Author and University of Alabama history professor George Rable talked about the December 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg. He placed the battle in the context of the war, and talked…

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    General George Meade at Williamsport

    Allen Guelzo spoke at an event honoring the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. He talked about Union General George Meade’s decisions at Williamsport, Maryland, after…

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    General Lee's Army

    Joseph Glatthaar spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about how Confederate…

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    President Lincoln in Film and Fact

    Harold Holzer spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about his books: The Civil War…

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    Pearl Harbor 70th Anniversary Commemoration

    Navy officials and others commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Secretary Mabus spoke and letters from Secretaries Panetta and…

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    National Christmas Tree Lighting

    President Bush and the first lady participated in the lighting of the National Christmas Tree and the opening ceremonies on the Ellipse for the 84th annual Christmas Pageant of Peace.
    The…

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    Open Phones with Peter Carmichael

    Peter Carmichael spoke about the the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place 150 years ago on July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil.*He also responded to…

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    Brown v. Board of Education Site Dedication

    To mark the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education, president spoke at the dedication ceremony for a new museum at the Topeka, Kansas school at which…

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    Battle of Fredericksburg Leaders and Commanders

    From the Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event, historian Frank O’Reilly discussed the decisions made by leaders and commanders involved. Co-sponsored by the National…

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    Pearl Harbor Attack

    As part of a commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Daniel Martinez talked extensively about the topic, “Hidden Images: Rare and Forgotten Views of the…

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