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    Marriage and the Presidency

    Kati Marton spoke about the impact that a president’s marriage has on his term, and she also spoke at length about the role of first ladies. She focused on specific presidents…

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    Breaking the Watergate Story

    Ms. Graham talked about her perspective on Watergate during a symposium marking the 25th anniversary of the Watergate burglary which lead to the resignation of President…

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    Remembering 1981 Assassination Attempt

    A compilation was shown of interviews with Reagan administration officials, historians, and Nancy Reagan, remembering the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan. br/ Interviews…

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    Chas Fagan, Reagan Sculptor

    Chas Fagan talked about making the State of California sculpture of President Ronald Reagan and installing it in the Capitol Rotunda the previous day. br/ In the background scenes were…

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    Ronald Reagan Statue Unveiling

    The Ronald Reagan statue was unveiled as part of the National Statuary Hall Collection, which is comprised of statues donated by individual states to honor notable women and men from each…

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    Diabetes Research

    Actor and advocate Mary Tyler Moore spoke about her work on behalf of diabetes research, prevention and education. She and other representatives of the Juvenile Diabetes Research…

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    Lincoln Memorial Dedication

    Scenes were shown from the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial on May 30, 1922.

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    Abraham Lincoln Biographical Vignette

    A brief biographical vignette of President Abraham Lincoln was shown, covering his life and political career.

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    Lincoln Memorial Rededication

    The Lincoln Memorial was rededicated to mark the 2009 bicentennial of President Abraham Lincoln’s birth. The memorial was originally dedicated on May 30, 1922. Among those in…

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    Harold Holzer on Rededication of the Lincoln Memorial

    Harold Holzer talked about the rededication of the Lincoln Memorial to commemorate the bicentennial of Lincoln’s birth on February 12th, 1809. Mr. Holzer also responded to…

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    Arlington Changing of the Guard

    A changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery was shown.

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    Arlington Wreath-Laying Ceremony

    A wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery was shown.

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    University of Tennessee Commencement Address

    Humor columnist Sam Venable delivered the commencement address to the graduating students of the University of Tennessee in the Thompson Boling Arena.

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    Lakeland College Commencement Address

    Susan Mboya delivered the commencement address to the graduating students of Lakeland College at a ceremony in the Todd Wehr Center. A general franchise manager with Coca-Cola Company,…

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    University of Michigan Commencement Address

    Larry Page delivered the commencement address to the graduating students at his alma mater, the University of Michigan. The ceremony was held in Michigan Stadium. He talked about…

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    Tulane University Commencement Address

    Ellen DeGeneres spoke at the commencement ceremony in the Superdome for the graduates of Tulane University. She talked, frequently humorously, about her background, overcoming…

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    Rally for Education Equality

    The Close the Gap: Equality in Education Rally was held on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. Various civil rights leaders and education…

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    Atlantic Council Awards Dinner

    The 2009 Atlantic Council awards dinner commemorated the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Former President George H.W. Bush and former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl…

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    Tribute to Sojourner Truth

    The Sojourner Truth bust was unveiled in the Capitol Visitor Center Emancipation Hall. She is the first black woman to be honored with a bust at the U.S. Capitol. Sojourner Truth…

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    Alma Powell on Youth Assistance Programs

    Alma Powell, national chair of America’s Promise Alliance, talked about the challenges facing the nation’s youth and remedies to reverse the high school dropout…

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