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    Senator Mitch McConnell's Republican Leader's Suite

    Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) gave a tour of some of the oldest rooms in the U.S. Capitol. He spoke about historic events that occurred in what is now the Senate Republican…

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    Lieutenant General Lew Allen Church Committee Testimony

    National Security Agency (NSA) director Lieutenant General Lew Allen testified for the first time in public before the Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect…

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    African Americans in Congress in the 19th Century

    House of Representatives historian Matthew Wasniewski and House curator Farar Elliott talked the history of African Americans who served in Congress during the late 19th century.

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    Church Committee Hearing on FBI Informants

    FBI informants Gary Thomas Rowe and Mary Jo Cook testified before the Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, commonly known as the…

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    John Birch Society

    Professor Darren Mulloy talked about the rise and decline of the John Birch Society, a conservative advocacy group organized in the late 1950s. He was interviewed at the 2016 meeting of the…

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    Senator McConnell on Televising the Senate

    Senator Mitch McConnell spoke on the impact of television coverage of the U.S. Senate. After nearly 50 years of television coverage of the executive branch, June 2, 1986, marked the…

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    Global Economy and the Great Depression

    University of California, Davis history professor Eric Rauchway talks about the state of the global economy after the Wall Street crash of 1929. He’s the author of a book entitled,…

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    Church Committee Hearings on FBI Intelligence Activities

    Witnesses testified before the Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, commonly known as the Church Committee, on FBI intelligence…

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    National Historic Preservation Act

    Professor Max Page talked about the origins of the National Historic Preservation Act and the future of historic preservation in America. The National Historic Preservation Act was…

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    Tom Charles Huston Church Committee Testimony

    Tom Charles Huston testified before the Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, commonly known as the Church Committee, on the…

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    "Remembering the Revolution" Exhibit, Part 2

    Heidi Campbell-Shoaf, chief curator of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum, gave a tour of an exhibit marking the 125th anniversary of the organization. The Daughters of the…

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    William Colby Church Committee Testimony

    CIA Director William Colby testified before the Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, commonly known as the Church…

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    Equal Rights Amendment

    Chelsea Griffis talked about how conservative women reacted to the introduction of the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s. Ms. Griffis was interviewed at the 2016 meeting of the…

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    Pulitzer Prize Photographs Gallery

    Patty Rhule and Indira Williams Babic gave a tour of Newseum’s Pulitzer Prize Photographs Gallery in Washington, D.C. The gallery includes a John Singer Sargent portrait of Joseph…

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    French Influence on 1790s Philadelphia

    Professor Francois Furstenberg talked about five aristocrats who fled the French Revolution in the early 1790s and settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He spoke about about French…

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    "Remembering the Revolution" Exhibit, Part 1

    Heidi Campbell-Shoaf, chief curator of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum, gave a tour of an exhibit marking the 125th anniversary of the organization. The Daughters of…

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    Hart Senate Office Building

    Don Ritchie talked about the history of the Hart Senate Office Building. He spoke about the building’s construction, its place in congressional history, and about the…

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    Alexandria Apothecary Shop

    The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Shop was profiled and guests talked about how the practice and business evolved during the time the shop was in operation.

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    National Museum of American Jewish History, Part 2

    Claire Pingel gave a tour of the National Museum of American Jewish History, located a block from Independence Hall, and spoke about its core exhibition tracing the history of Jewish…

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    World War I Memorial Winning Design

    The design team of the national World War I Memorial in Washington, D.C., talked about the ideas and symbolism behind its winning entry. The memorial commemorates the centennial of…

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