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    Major Heather Penney on September 11, 2001

    Major Heather Penney talked about her actions on September 11, 2001. Then a lieutenant, she was one of the first District of Columbia Air National Guard F-16 pilots scrambled from Andrews…

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    Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle on September 11, 2001

    Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle was among the congressional leaders evacuated by helicopter to a secure undisclosed location on September 11, 2001. He recounted his experiences…

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    Rear Admiral David Thomas on September 11, 2001

    Rear Admiral David Thomas described his actions on September 11, 2001. Then a captain, he was at a meeting at the Pentagon when terrorists attacks began. He described the inside of the…

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    Shiloh Battlefield Tour

    The Civil War Battle of Shiloh took place April 6 and 7, 1862, in Hardin County, Tennessee, and resulted in a Union victory over Confederate forces attempting to defend two major western…

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    Tour of the Presidential Yacht USS Sequoia, Part 1

    Gary Silversmith gave a tour of the USS Sequoia, the yacht that served U.S. presidents from Herbert Hoover to Jimmy Carter. Mr. Silversmith, who purchased the National Historic…

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    Fashioning the New Woman, 1890-1925

    Curator Alden O’Brien gave a group a tour of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum exhibit, “Fashioning the New Woman: 1890 to 1925,” which detailed how…

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    Daughters of the American Revolution National Headquarters

    Raina Boyd and Kendall Casey toured the headquarters of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, D.C., and spoke about the history of the organization. They spoke about…

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    History of U.S. Currency

    Franklin Noll talked about the history of United States currency. He showed various artifacts in the Historical Resource Center of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing to tell the…

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    General George S. Patton

    “The General George S. Patton Story” is a biographical film about the American general whose victories with the Third Army helped win World War II. As well as battle…

    2,043 views
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    Clifton Truman Daniel in Hiroshima

    President Truman’s eldest grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel, talked about his trip to Japan in August 2012, the first ever for a Truman. He arrived in Hiroshima as the city…

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    Frederick Douglass House

    Kamal McClarin, an interpretive ranger with the National Park Service, gave a tour of Cedar Hill, the Washington, D.C., home of Frederick Douglass. He displayed artifacts as he talked…

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    Monuments of Gettysburg

    Historian Carol Reardon and Colonel Tom Vossler (Retired) toured the Gettysburg battlefield and told the story of the three-day Battle of Gettysburg through a selection of their favorite…

    1,918 views
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    Reagan Assassination Attempt

    Del Quentin Wilber, author of Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan, recreated the afternoon of March 30, 1981. On that day, John Hinckley, Jr., fired six bullets at…

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    Third Reich Nuremberg Laws

    Archivist Greg Bradsher talked about the 1935 Nuremberg Laws that created the official blueprint of racial policies against Jews in Nazi Germany. He displayed the original documents…

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    Women's Suffrage Parade Centennial

    Scenes and interviews from a centennial celebration marking the March 3, 1913 Women’s Suffrage Parade on Pennsylvania Avenue in the nation’s capitol were shown. The…

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    Japanese-American Internment Camp Art

    Delphine Hirasuna talked about her book The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps, 1942-1946 and the exhibit based on it held at the Smithsonian’s…

    1,658 views
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    George Washington's Copy of the Constitution

    President George Washington’s personal copy of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights was recently auctioned at Christie’s in New York City for $9.8 million, the most ever…

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    President Lincoln's Overcoat

    When President Lincoln was shot on April 14, 1865, he was wearing a black “Great Coat", or overcoat, inscribed with the words "One Country, One Destiny.” The coat was made…

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    Nixon Library Watergate Exhibit

    The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, California, recently opened a new exhibit about Watergate. 
    Library Director Timothy Naftali gave American History TV a…

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    Congressional Cemetery, Part 1

    Rebecca Roberts gave a tour of Washington’s Congressional Cemetery as she talked about its history and some of the people buried there. Located 18 blocks from the U.S. Capitol,…

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