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    Burning of Washington River Tour

    Steve Vogel, author of Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks that Saved the Nation, told the story of the August 24, 1814, burning of Washington, D.C., during a river tour with his…

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    John Farrell on President Nixon's Resignation

    John Farrell, author of Richard Nixon: An American Tragedy, talked about President Richard Nixon’s life and legacy, and the Watergate scandal that ended the president’s…

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    Open Phones on President Nixon's Resignation

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the 40th anniversary of President Nixon’s resignation after an airing of his resignation speech from August 8, 1974.

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    Gulf of Tonkin Documents

    Thomas Blanton toured the National Security Archive at the George Washington University and talked about declassified documents related to the Gulf of Tonkin incidents of August 1964.…

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    Timothy Naftali Nixon Impeachment Hearings Interview, Part 2

    Timothy Naftali talked by video link from New York City about the House Judiciary Committee hearings on the impeachment of President Richard Nixon forty years previously. He spoke about…

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    Timothy Naftali Nixon Impeachment Hearings Interview, Part 1

    Timothy Naftali talked by video link from New York City about the House Judiciary Committee hearings on the impeachment of President Richard Nixon forty years previously. He spoke…

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    40th Anniversary Nixon Impeachment Hearing

    Timothy Naftali, former director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, talked about the House Judiciary Committee hearings on the impeachment of President Richard Nixon…

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    Star-Spangled Banner

    Jennifer Jones and Suzanne Thomassen-Krauss talked about the Smithsonian National Museum of American History’s centerpiece exhibit of the Star-Spangled Banner. 2014 marked the…

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    President Johnson and the Great Society

    Julian Zelizer talked about President Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society. This interview was from the Organization of American Historians 2014 annual meeting in Atlanta.

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    William Cohen Watergate Interview, Part 3

    Former Representative William Cohen (R-ME) spoke about the House Judiciary Committee’s consideration of articles of impeachment against President Nixon forty years…

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    William Cohen Watergate Interview, Part 2

    Former Representative William Cohen (R-ME) spoke about the House Judiciary Committee’s consideration of articles of impeachment against President Nixon forty years…

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    William Cohen Watergate Interview, Part 1

    Former Representative William Cohen (R-ME) spoke about the House Judiciary Committee’s consideration of articles of impeachment against President Nixon forty years previously as an…

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    1974 House Judiciary Committee Watergate Hearing Opening Statements

    Former Representative William Cohen (R-ME) spoke about the House Judiciary Committee’s consideration of articles of impeachment against President Nixon 40 years previously when he was…

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    Evan Davis on United States v. Nixon, Part 2

    Evan Davis, formerly a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee Impeachment Inquiry Staff, talked about the Watergate inquiry 40 years previously and the Supreme Court case United…

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    Evan Davis on United States v. Nixon, Part 1

    Evan Davis, formerly a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee Impeachment Inquiry Staff, talked about the Watergate inquiry 40 years previously. He talked about the U.S.…

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    40th Anniversary of United States v. Nixon Oral Argument

    Evan Davis, formerly a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee Impeachment Inquiry Staff, talked about the Watergate inquiry 40 years previously. He talked about the U.S. Supreme…

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    Civil War Defenses of Washington, D.C.

    Each week American Artifacts takes viewers into archives, museums and historic sites around the country.  At the outbreak of the Civil War in the spring of 1861, Washington, D.C., was…

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    U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Part 2

    The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, was profiled. Guests talked about the “Soldier Experience Gallery,” which traced Army history from…

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    The Battle of San Pietro and John Huston

    Mark Harris, author of Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, talked about John Huston and The Battle of San Pietro, a documentary he made for the U.S. Army about a…

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    Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace

    Ranger Michael Amato toured the reconstructed Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site in New York City. Built in 1848, the original home was demolished in 1916, but was…

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