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    Book Discussion on Empire of Mud

    J.D. Dickey talked about his book, Empire of Mud: The Secret History of Washington, D.C., about what Washington, D.C., was like during the 19th Century. In his book, he says that…

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    Book Discussion on Abandoned America

    Matthew Christopher talked about his book Abandoned America: the Age of Consequnces, in which he documents, through photographs, the ruins of the American civilization (schools, prisons,…

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    America and the Magna Carta

    Law professors talked about the origins of the Magna Carta and its influence on the U.S. Bill of Rights. br/ This event took place at the Library of Congress, where a 1215 copy of the Magna…

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    West Virginia Independence Hall

    Travis Henline, site manager for West Virginia Independence Hall, talked about the history of the building which started as the Wheeling Custom House and is known as the “birthplace…

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    Historic National Road

    David Javersak talked about the significance of the Historic National Road, why it lead to an industrial boom in Wheeling, West Virginia, and how it contributed to westward expansion during…

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    Baltimore Garment Industry

    Baltimore Museum of Industry Volunteer Ed Hawkins, who worked as a fabric “spreader” for a women’s clothing manufacturer as a teenager in the 1940s, toured the museum and…

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    "News in Brief" from June 1947

    This Universal “News in Brief” segment included three short news stories from June 1947. 3,000 seniors rallied in Washington, D.C., for a $100 monthly allowance for all citizens…

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    Book Discussion on The Wheeling Family

    Sean Duffy talked about his book, The Wheeling Family: A Celebration of Immigrants and Their Neighborhoods, about the influx of immigrants in Wheeling, West Virgina, during the early to mid…

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    Oglebay Mansion Museum

    Holly McCluskey, curator of the Oglebay Mansion Museum, talked about Industrialist Earl W. Oglebay and his lasting impact on the city of Wheeling, West Virginia. The museum is housed…

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    Book Discussion on 1995

    W. Joseph Campbell talked about his book, 1995: The Year the Future Began, about the political and historical importance of the year 1995. 1995 was the year of the Oklahoma City bombing,…

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    Q&A with Dick Lehr

    Dick Lehr talked about his book, The Birth of a Nation: How a Legendary Filmmaker and a Crusading Editor Reignited America’s Civil War, about the 1915 movie of the same title. The…

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    Book Discussion on The Sphinx

    Nicholas Wapshott talked about his book The Sphinx: Franklin Roosevelt, the Isolationists, and the Road to World War II, in which he recounts the role that President Franklin D. Roosevelt…

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    1915 San Francisco World's Fair

    Laura Ackley talks about the 1915 World’s Fair, officially known as the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, held in San Francisco, California. The fair was a celebration of…

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    The Capitol Documentary on Senate Chamber

    In 2006, C-SPAN aired a documentary titled “The Capitol” which gave viewers an in-depth look at the building and its history. Part of the documentary included a tour of the…

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    LBJ Presidential Library Exhibit, Sixty from the '60s

    Museum Curator Michael MacDonald talked about the “Sixty from the '60s” exhibit in the LBJ Presidential Library. The exhibit featured iconic photographs, historic objects…

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    The Capitol Documentary on House Chamber

    In 2006, C-SPAN aired a documentary titled “The Capitol” which gave viewers an in-depth look at the building and its history. Part of the documentary included a tour of the…

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    Capitol Documentary on Senate Desks

    In 2006, C-SPAN aired a documentary titled “The Capitol” which gave viewers an in-depth look at the building and its history. Part of the documentary included a tour of the…

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    Capitol Documentary on House Chamber Symbols

    In 2006, C-SPAN aired a documentary titled “The Capitol” which gave viewers an in-depth look at the building and its history. Part of the documentary included a tour of the…

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    Henry Ford's Publications on Jews

    Professor Jonathan Sarna talked about how industrialist Henry Ford founded and supported a newspaper that published anti-semitic articles. This class was from his course called…

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    Book Discussion on West Point '41

    Anne Kazel-Wilcox, PJ Wilcox, and Lieutenant General Edward L. Rowny talked about their book West Point '41: The Class That Went to War and Shaped America. br/ This interview was held at…

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