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    1975 NBC News Special Report on Communist Saigon

    This May 26, 1975, NBC News Special Report documents the April 30, 1975, capture of Saigon, Vietnam, by communist forces, as well as events in Vietnam’s capital city in the weeks…

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    Grand Review Parade

    Civil War living historians and re-enactors recreated a May 1865 parade of the Grand Army of the Republic down Pennsylvania Avenue from the U.S. Capitol to Freedom Plaza near the White…

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    Memorial Day Weekend Scenes, Vietnam Memorial

    Scenes of visitors at the Vietnam Memorial during the Memorial Day weekend were shown.

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for Doolittle Tokyo Raiders

    House and Senate leaders held a ceremony to award the Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders, a volunteer unit that conducted the first air raid on Japan during…

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    Memorial Day Weekend Scenes, WWII Memorial

    Scenes of visitors at the World War II Memorial during the Memorial Day weekend were shown.

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    Shipwreck of the SS Eastland

    Michael McCarthy talked about the July 1915 capsizing of the SS Eastland in the Chicago River. 844 people died in the tragedy, including 22 entire families. Mr. McCarthy,…

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    Appomattox and the End of the Civil War

    American History TV visited the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox to see items connected to General Robert E. Lee’s surrender to General Ulysses S. Grant, and toured the…

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    The True Glory

    This 1945 documentary chronicles events in Europe from the June 1944 D-Day invasion through the surrender of Nazi Germany in May of 1945. A co-production of the U.S. Office of War…

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    Book Discussion on Vietnam Rough Riders

    Professor Frank McAdams talked about his book Vietnam Rough Riders: A Convoy Commander’s Memoir, a memoir of the Vietnam War. This interview, recorded at the University of…

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    Summer Reading with Representative Thomas Massie

    Representative Thomas Massie (R-KY) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” He was interviewed on Capitol Hill.

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    Asian Immigration and Angel Island

    University of Minnesota professor Erika Lee talks about Asian immigration to the West coast from 1830 to 1930, including the role of San Francisco Bay’s Angel Island in the 20th…

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    Book Discussion on A Higher Form of Killing

    Diana Preston talked about her book A Higher Form of Killing: Six Weeks in World War I that Forever Changed the Nature of Warfare, in which she examines Germany’s violation of rules…

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    Book Discussion on The Great Divide

    Historian Thomas Fleming talked about his book The Great Divide: The Conflict Between Washington and Jefferson That Defined A Nation, in which he examines the differences of political…

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    Reconstruction in Tennessee

    Historians talked about the Reconstruction era and the various ways historians have viewed the period over time. They also spoke about Reconstruction in Tennessee, and how some…

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    Former Representative Elizabeth Holtzman on the Vietnam War

    Former Representative Elizabeth Holtzman (D-NY) gave the keynote address at a New York University symposium on lessons from the Vietnam War.

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    Mayer Adler Oral History Interview

    Holocaust survivor Mayer Adler talked about being sent to Auschwitz with his family in 1944, their separation, and his transfer to Kaufering labor camp outside of Dachau, Germany. He…

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    Book Discussion on Who Built That

    Michelle Malkin talked about her book, Who Built That: Awe-Inspiring Stories of American Tinkerpreneurs, as well as the 2016 presidential election and the divide between conservatives and…

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    Traveling Blacksmith Forge

    John Baronich demonstrated his reconstructed blacksmith forge on wheels, built over the course of two years using plans from the 1860s provided by the National Archives. Scenes of a…

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    Book Discussion on Hall of Mirrors

    Barry Eichengreen talked about his book Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, The Great Recession, and the Uses and Misuses of History, in which he looks at the similarities and…

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    Advent of the Skyscraper

    Professor Thomas Leslie talked about the changes in late 19th century architecture design and technology that allowed buildings to be built taller and incorporate more glass to let in…

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