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    Pathfinder of the West

    Winston Groom, author of Forrest Gump, talked about John C. Fremont, who was an explorer, mapmaker, U.S. Senator from California, two-time Republican presidential candidate, Governor of the…

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    Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Remarks

    Justice Clarence Thomas spoke a dedication ceremony for a historical marker honoring the Pin Point Community. Following his prepared remarks the unveiling of the marker was shown.

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    Georgia Secession Banners

    Georgia secession banners supporting South Carolina’s departure from the Union were shown. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities…

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    General Sherman's Special Field Orders #15

    Todd Groce showed the historical marker at the place where General Sherman issued his famous Special Field Orders 15 -- more commonly known as “40 Acres and a Mule” -- which…

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    Original Draft of the Constitution

    A surviving original draft of the Constitution was shown, housed inside the vaults of the Georgia Historical Society. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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    Historians on North v. South Today

    Civil War historians and social scientists discussed regional perceptions of the Civil War, which still differ 139 years later. The roundtable, titled “Why Are We Still Fighting…

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