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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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    Book Discussion on Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates

    Brian Kilmeade talked about his book Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates, which he co-wrote with Don Yaeger. In the book, the authors examine President Thomas Jefferson’s…

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    Book Discussion on Pacific

    Simon Winchester talked about his book Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World’s…

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    Book Discussion on Howard's Whirlybirds

    Donald Porter talked about his book, Howard’s Whirlybirds: Howard Hughes’s Amazing Pioneering Helicopter Exploits, about Howard Hughes and his connection to the Apache…

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    Transportation Funding Bill

    Representative Darin LaHood (R-IL) talked about the deal reached on a transportation reauthorization bill, as well as his legislative priorities as a new member of Congress.

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    Highway Spending Bill

    Eugene Mulero spoke by phone about congressional negotiations over a long-term highway funding bill.

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    Drone Regulation

    Eli Dourado talked about an Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) task force’s recommendation that all drones operated outdoors and weighing between eight ounces and 55 pounds should…

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    Railroad Security and Safety

    Joseph Boardman talked about railroad security and safety in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks and the Amtrak train derailment in May 2015. He also spoke about Amtrak’s…

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    Erie Canal Museum

    Dan Ward gave a tour of the Erie Canal Museum and showed some of the museum’s collection of canal-related artifacts, including the only existing weigh lock building in the U.S., and…

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    Highway and Mass Transit Funding

    House and Senate conferees made opening statements in a meeting to negotiate a long-term highway and mass transit funding bill. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair…

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    Sacramento's Railroad History

    Phil Sexton talked about Sacramento’s role in the building of the Transcontinental Railroad and visited the California State Railroad Museum.  C-SPAN’s Local Content…

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    Highway Funding Bill

    Chris Edwards and Alison Premo Black talked about federal funding for transportation projects and the state of the infrastructure. The House passed a $325 billion six-year funding bill…

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    Highway Funding Bill

    Joan Lowy talked about the highway funding bill approved by the House ahead of the November 20, 2015, funding deadline.

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    Heather Caygle on Highway Funding Bill

    Heather Caygle talked about the multi-year highway and mass transit funding bill being considered in the House, as well as key amendments to the legislation.

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    House Rules Committee Meeting on Highway Bill Amendments, Part 2

    The House Rules Committee considered and approved a rule making 81 amendments in order for debate on H.R. 22, the legislative vehicle for a six-year highway bill. Those are in addition…

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    House Rules Committee Meeting on Highway Bill Amendments

    The House Rules Committee met to consider amendments for floor debate on H.R. 22, the surface transportation reauthorization bill. The legislation would provide a six-year…

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    Kellie Mejdrich on Highway Funding Bill

    Kellie Mejdrich talked by video from Capitol Hill about the multi-year highway funding bill under consideration in the House.

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