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    1953 Documentary Your National Archives

    This 1953 documentary explained the activities of the National Archives and Records Administration, including how documents are cleaned, how records are organized, and what kinds of records…

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    1940 Documentary Washington Parade: The Archives

    Washington Parade: The Archives was a Columbia Pictures short subject documentary detailing the activities of the National Archives a few years after the building on Pennsylvania Avenue was…

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    1962 Telstar Newsreel

    A Day in History. Telstar Brings World Closer was a 1962 Universal newsreel about the development and launch of the Telstar communications satellite.

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    Life of Francis Scott Key

    Marc Leepson talked about his book, What So Proudly We Hailed: Francis Scott Key, A Life and described the legacy of the man who wrote the Star-Spangled Banner. A lawyer who argued…

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    Moonwalk One

    A portion of the 1969 documentary Moonwalk One was shown. Moonwalk One details the coverage of the July 1969 launch of Apollo 11 and astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael…

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    Washington’s Civil War Forts and Parks

    Panelists talked about the development of Washington, D.C.'s, Civil War forts, their role in the war, and their ensuing transformation into the public parks and cultural resources known as…

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    1943 Army-Navy Screen Magazine Iron War Horse

    This was a short portion of a biweekly newsreel originally intended for servicemen only. This report focused on the training of railroad workers for war zone activities.

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    Book Discussion on How Could This Happen

    Dan McMillan talked about his book, How Could This Happen: Explaining the Holocaust, in which he presents his thoughts on the causes for the Holocaust, including the prevalence of…

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    Book Discussion on I Heard My Country Calling

    Former Senator James Webb (D-VA) talked about his book, I Heard My Country Calling: A Memoir, in which he recounts his early life as the son of a career military officer, and how it shaped…

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    Role of Congress in International Crises

    Panelists talked about constitutional separation of powers in international affairs. Topics included how the division of powers and responsibilities has been interpreted in the past,…

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    1944 Documentary D-Day to Germany

    The 1944 documentary D-Day to Germany was shot, edited, and narrated by Jack Lieb, a “News of the Day” correspondent who was assigned to cover the invasion of France. He…

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    Jewish Immigrants in America

    Panelists talked about the lessons they learned from studying the lives of their Jewish ancestors who immigrated to the U.S. at the turn of the 20th century. They described their…

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    1936 Film You Can't Get Away With It

    This 1936 Universal News documentary chronicles the activities and methods of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). FBI director J. Edgar Hoover introduces the film.

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    Book Discussion on The Most Dangerous Man in America

    Mark Perry talked about his biography, The Most Dangerous Man in America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur, in which he recounts the military career of General Douglas MacArthur. In his…

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    Book Discussion on The Fight For the Four Freedoms

    Harvey Kaye talked about his book, The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great, in which he recalls President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s public…

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    Elizabeth Holtzman Oral History Interview

    Elizabeth Holtzman (D-NY) talked about the impeachment of President Nixon from her perspective as a freshman in Congress and described the impeachment hearing process. In 1973 she…

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    Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War

    Historian J. Lee Thompson talked about Theodore Roosevelt’s views on World War I and his reaction to President Woodrow Wilson’s neutrality policy. Roosevelt’s four…

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    George Washington and the Battle of Trenton

    Historian Phillip Thomas Tucker talked about his book, George Washington’s Surprise Attack: A New Look at the Battle That Decided the Fate of America. in which he provides an in-depth…

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    Book Discussion on The Heart of Everything That Is

    Bob Drury and Tom Clavin talked about The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend, their biography of Oglala Sioux warrior Red Cloud, who they argue…

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    Nazi War Criminals

    Author Richard Rashke talked about his book, Useful Enemies: John Demjanjuk and America’s Open-Door Policy For Nazi War Criminals, in which he explores whether the United States had a…

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