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    War of 1812 200th Anniversary, Anniversary Dinner

    William Allman and William Seale talked about the facts and stories surrounding the British burning of the White House. White House curator William Allman told the story of the…

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    Life and Legacy of Ronald Reagan

    Panelists talked about the legacy of President Ronald Reagan. 2014 marked ten years since President Reagan’s death. Panelists included Reagan biographer Lou Cannon and…

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    Birth of the Star-Spangled Banner

    Vince Vaise gave a tour of Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, Maryland, and talked about the birth of the Star-Spangled Banner. 2014 marked the 200th…

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    1950 Documentary Oil Across Arabia

    This 1950 corporate film highlighted the development of Saudi Arabian oil fields and the Trans-Arabian Pipeline built from 1947 through 1950.

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    Battle of Plattsburgh

    Retired Army Colonel David Fitz-Enz, author of The Final Invasion: Plattsburgh, the War of 1812's Most Decisive Battle, talked about the battle and visited various historic locations in…

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    American Navy's Role in the Revolutionary war

    Tim McGrath talked about how the Continental Congress established the Navy at the dawn of the Revolutionary War. Mr. McGrath also discussed the challenges the Navy faced and a…

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    Battle of Trevilian Station

    Eric Wittenberg talked about the Battle of Trevilian Station, which took place in Virginia on June 11 and 12, 1864. Wittenberg explained how Union General Ulyssess S. Grant decided to send…

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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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    Discussion on President Ford and the Nixon Pardon

    John Robert Greene talked about why President Ford pardoned Richard Nixon, and considered the existence of a deal between the two men. Professor Greene spoke about the days leading up…

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    Discussion on Barry Goldwater the Conservationist

    Brian Allen Drake talked about the life of political conservative Barry Goldwater, his commitment to the conservation movement, and how this commitment evolved over time.

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    A Point in Time: The Corona Story

    This 1972 Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) documentary looks as the CIA’s Corona program, which produced the world’s first spy satellites. Topics included the creation of…

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    Wyoming Politics and History

    Wyoming Governor Matt Mead (R) talked about the history and politics of his state. He was interviewed at the Wyoming State Capitol Building. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

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    Nellie Tayloe Ross

    Rick Ewig talked about Nellie Tayloe Ross, the first female Governor in the United States. Wyoming voters elected Ross in the 1920s, a time when women across the country had just…

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    Wyoming State Capitol

    Lynette West gave a tour of the Wyoming State Capitol. The cornerstone for the building was laid in Cheyenne on May 18, 1887, although the city was not officially named Wyoming’s…

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    American History TV in Cheyenne, Wyoming

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Cheyenne, Wyoming, from July 10-14 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Financing the War of 1812

    David Cowen talked about how Treasury Secretary Albert Gallatin funded the War of 1812. On June 18, 1812 the United States officially declared war for the first time when President Madison…

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    Frontier Days Carriages

    Marietta Dinneen talked about the Frontier Days Parade and why some of the carriages featured in the parade are historically significant. Ms. Dinneen and her crew of volunteers…

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    General James B. McPherson and the Army of the Tennessee

    Steven Wordworth, author of Nothing But Victory: The Army of the Tennessee, 1861 - 1865, talked about the life and career of Union Civil War General James B. McPherson, commander of the…

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    Henry Wallace’s 1948 Presidential Campaign

    Thomas Devine talked about Henry Wallace’s 1948 campaign for president as the nominee of the Progressive Party. Henry Wallace served as Vice President under President Franklin D.…

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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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