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    General John Peabody at Infrastructure Investments

    General John Peabody delivered a keynote address at the 2014 North American Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum. The event was hosted by CG/LA Infrastructure in Washington, D.C.…

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    Book Discussion on Train

    Tom Zoellner talked about his book, Train: Riding the Rails That Created the Modern World-from the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief. br/ He spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the…

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    Sleeping Car Porters and Civil Rights

    Panelists talked about the history and legacy of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, one of the first African American labor unions in the United States. They spoke about the role…

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    NTSB Drowsy Driving Conference, Afternoon Session

    Panelists talked about medical conditions that contribute to fatigue and drowsy driving, as well as how to address these health issues. They spoke at an all-day forum hosted by the…

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    NTSB Drowsy Driving Conference, Morning Session

    The National Transportation Safety Board hosted an all-day forum on combating and the effects of driver fatigue.

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    Pullman Porter Exhibit at the National Railroad Museum

    Robert Lettenberger talked about the National Railroad Museum’s exhibit, “Pullman Porters: From Service to Civil Rights,” and explained the role of Pull Porters throughout…

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    Airline Safety and Security

    Michael Huerta talked about airline safety and security. Among his remarks he detailed new protocols in response to a fire at the Chicago’s air traffic control center. He…

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower Steam Engine

    Jacqueline Frank, executive director of the National Railroad Museum, talked about the history of the “Dwight D. Eisenhower” Train during World War II. She spoke about the…

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    Ebola Screening Procedures at U.S. Airports

    Theresa Cardinal Brown talked about travel screening procedures put in place at five U.S. airports in response to the Western African Ebola outbreak. She compared these new measures to…

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    Open Phones

    Phone lines were open on viewer calls on the question: “Would you support a U.S. travel ban to contain Ebola?” Keith Laing spoke by phone about the possibility of Ebola-related…

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    Railroads and the Civil War

    Christopher Gabel talked about the importance of railroads and steam-powered locomotives to the the Union and Confederate armies during the U.S. Civil War. Professor Gabel explained…

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    Highway Safety and the Trucking Industry

    Jeff Plungis talked about how the federal government and the trucking industry were addressing the issue of highway safety. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reported…

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    James J. Hill House

    Peggy Rolloff talked about former St. Paul, Minnesota, resident and railroad tycoon James J. Hill and his home. Mr. Hill made a fortune building the Great Northern Railroad,…

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    Big Boy Steam Engine

    Ed Dickens of Union Pacific Engine Restoration talked about the process of renovating a Big Boy Steam Engine. Union Pacific built 25 steam engines during World War II to help transport…

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    Cheyenne Train Depot

    James Ehrenberger talked about Cheyenne, Wyoming’s, locomotive history and why the city credits the Union Pacific for its growth. Union Pacific first built rail lines through…

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    Book Discussion on Birdmen

    Lawrence Goldstone talked about his book, Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies, in which he recounts the competition between the Wright brothers…

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    Book Discussion on Wagon Wheels

    Ben Kern talked about the book, Wagon Wheels: A Contemporary Journey on the Oregon Trail, in which he and co-author Candy Moulton chronicle Mr. Kern’s experience traveling the…

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    Trucks and Public Safety

    Regulators, safety advocates, and industry representatives testified on ways to improve freight truck safety on U.S. roads. Anne Ferro, the outgoing administrator of the Federal Motor…

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    Wireless Technology and Public Safety

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) held an open meeting on the rules governing the construction, marking, and lighting of antenna towers. They approved changes meant to help…

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    2014 Air Safety Forum, Closing Keynote

    Garrett Reisman delivered the closing keynote address at the 2014 Air Safety Forum. He spoke about the future of human space flight and technology

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