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    History of the Treaty of Ghent

    Park Ranger Jim Bailey talked about the history and importance of the Treaty of Ghent. He discussed the origins of the war of 1812 and how the British and Americans responded to the…

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    Panel Discussion on Women and Power

    Panelists talked about powerful American women such as Catherine Beecher, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, Shirley Chisholm, and Angela Davis. Participants included Cindy Lobel, author of…

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    Civil War Medical History

    Tim Clarke, deputy director of the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Silver Spring, Maryland, presented items from the museums’s Civil War collection. Some viewers may find…

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    American Revolution and the Fate of the British Empire

    Andrew O’Shaughnessy, author of The Men who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire, talked about the role played by British military…

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    The Bridge at Remagen, Part 2

    This 1965 film documents the capture of a bridge on March 7, 1945, that gave Allied Forces the first bridgehead across the Rhine River. This U.S. Army “The Big Picture”…

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    Troublemakers and Trailblazers Exhibit

    Rebecca Bush toured the “Troublemakers and Trailblazers” exhibit at the Columbus Museum, and talked about five people who she believes had a lasting impact on Columbus, Georgia,…

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    CSS Jackson at the National Civil War Naval Museum

    Jeff Seymour toured the CSS Jackson, a Civil War era ironclad ram built in Columbus, Georgia, and talked about the city’s importance to the Confederacy during the Civil…

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    Pierre L'Enfant and Washington, D.C.

    Scott Berg talked about Pierre Charles L’Enfant, the French architect who designed Washington, D.C. Professor Berg spoke about L’Enfant’s relationship with President…

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    150 Years After the Freedman's Bank

    Panelists talked about the issue of black poverty in America 150 years after the creation of the Freedman’s Savings Bank. Incorporated by Congress on March 3, 1865, the…

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    History of the Freedman's Bank

    Damani Davis talked about the history of the Freedman’s Savings Bank and the relevant documents housed at the archives. Incorporated by Congress on March 3, 1865, the Freedman’s…

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    Chattachoochee Legacy Exhibit

    Rebecca Bush toured the Chattahoochee Legacy exhibit at the Columbus Museum, which tells the history of the Columbus, Georgia, area from its first pre-historic residents through the growth…

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    Book Discussion on Patriotic Betrayal

    Karen Paget talked about her book Patriotic Betrayal: The Inside Story of the CIA’s Secret Campaign to Enroll American Students in the Crusade Against Communism, in which she recounts…

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    Book Discussion on Red Clay, White Water, and Blues

    Virginia Causey talked about her book, Red Clay, White Water, and Blues: The History of Columbus, Georgia, about the development of Columbus as a trade city, and its role in the Civil War,…

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    CSS Chattahoochee at the National Civil War Naval Museum

    Jeff Seymour toured the remains of the CSS Chattahoochee, a steam-powered sailing ship built to protect Columbus, Georgia, during the Civil War, and talked about why the ship was sunk by…

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    Life and Career of Colonel Richard Hallock

    Dan Crosswell talked about the life and career of Colonel Richard R. Hallock. Mr. Crosswell said that Colonel Hallock played an integral role in transitioning the U.S. Army from…

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    Book Discussion on The Second Creek War

    John Ellisor talked about his book, The Second Creek War: Interethnic Conflict and Collusion on a Collapsing Frontier, about the conflict that arose when the federal government attempted to…

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    Book Discussion on Beetle

    Dan Crosswell talked about his book, Beetle: The Life of General Walter Bedell Smith, about the life and career of General Walter Beddell Smith. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs)…

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    Woodrow Wilson's Second Term

    Professor Margaret MacMillan talked about President Woodrow Wilson’s second term from 1917 to 1921. Once the U.S. entered the first World War in 1917, the majority of President…

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    President Madison and the War of 1812

    Historical reenactor John Douglas Hall portrayed President Madison and discussed the origins of the War of 1812. To mark the 200th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Ghent by the…

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    The Bridge at Remagen, Part 1

    This 1965 film documents the capture of a bridge on March 7, 1945, that gave Allied Forces the first bridgehead across the Rhine River. This U.S. Army “The Big Picture”…

    271 views
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