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    Airport Security and Summer Travel

    Jennifer Scholtes joined by phone to discuss airport security and summer travel, including what Congress could do to alleviate long lines and delays for travelers.

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question, “Are longer TSA security lines worth the wait?” Jennifer Scholtes also spoke by phone about…

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    San Bernardino's Railroad History

    Allen Bone, Don Sheets, and Glen Icanberry talked about how the Santa Fe Railroad helped shape the city of San Bernardino, California. Scenes were also shown of the San Bernardino…

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    Historic Route 66 in San Bernardino

    Nicholas Cataldo talked about the impact of U.S. Highway 66, also known as Route 66, on the city of San Bernardino, California. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in…

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    Driving Forward

    Driving Forward was the first-prize high school east division winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. The video was produced by Ben Miller, William Ederer, and…

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    Transportation Security Administration Management Practices

    Transportation Security Administration employees testified at a hearing on management practices and TSA misconduct. The witnesses said they were mistreated by senior level officials at…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to a question on Transportation Security Administration (TSA): “What is your experience?” AP Transportation Reporter Joan Lowy…

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    Senators Alexander and Feinstein on Energy and Water

    Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Diane Feinstein (D-CA), chair and ranking member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, introduced an energy and…

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    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Oversight

    Mark Rosekind testified at a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration oversight hearing. Many committee members' questions focused on NHTSA’s implementation of various…

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    Washington, D.C., Metrorail Services and Safety

    Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority leaders and federal transportation safety officials testified at a hearing on safety concerns with the D.C. Metrorail system, and the recent…

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    Transportation Security

    Peter Neffenger testified at a hearing on efforts to prevent attacks on transportation infrastructure. He spoke about the complexity of securing the nation’s varied and open…

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    RMS Queen Mary

    John Thomas gave a tour of the RMS Queen Mary, a 1930s luxury passenger ship, and talked about its history. The ship was in service for thirty-one years and was converted to a troop…

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    Aviation in Long Beach, California

    Claudine Burnett talked about the history of aviation in Long Beach, California. She spoke about some of the city’s early aviators, as well manufacturer Douglas Aircraft, which…

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    Homeland Security and U.S. Public Transportation Safety

    Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) talked about homeland security measures to protect the public transportation infrastructure in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium.

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    D.C. Metropolitan Area Transit System

    Paul Wiedefeld talked the future of Washington, D.C.'s, transit system. Among his remarks, he said the transit system is worse off than expected, and outlined his plan to improve…

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    Homeland Security Dog Programs

    Officials from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Customs and Border Protection, and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) testified at a hearing on the Homeland…

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    Industrialist Henry Kaiser

    Lincoln Cushing shared the history of and highlighted items from Kaiser Permanente’s Henry J. Kaiser Collection and Archives. During World War II, Henry Kaiser ran several…

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    Pullman Porters

    Rick Moss showed some of the items from the Pullman porters collection at the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Pullman porters, many of whom were African American, were…

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    Port of Oakland

    Marilyn Sandifur talked about the history of shipping in Oakland, California. The city’s geographical location made it ideal for shipping, but the development of containerization…

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    Book Discussion on Car Crazy

    G. Wayne Miller talked about his book Car Crazy: The Battle for Supremacy between Ford and Olds and the Dawn of the Automobile Age, in which he looks at the beginnings of the American car…

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