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    Reconstruction and the U.S. Supreme Court

    Professor Michael Ross talked about the role of the Supreme Court during Reconstruction. He spoke about the tensions between President Andrew Johnson and the Republican-controlled…

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    Apollo 13: Houston We've Got a Problem

    This 1970 NASA film documents the fifth Lunar Mission, during which astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swiggert canceled plans to land on the moon after oxygen tanks aboard the…

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    Religious Freedom in Early America

    Panelists talked about how Christianity and other religious traditions, such as those of the Native Americans and Mormons, clashed in early America, and how Christian principles shaped the…

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    First Congress and the Bill of Rights

    Donald Ritchie, Christine Blackerby, and Charles Flanagan spoke about how Congress produced the Bill of Rights despite significant opposition. Ten of the twelve proposed constitution…

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    Constitutional Convention of 1787

    Professor Jack Rakove talked about some of the issues debated during the Constitutional Convention of 1787, such as the number of representatives for each state and the method of…

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    Gilded Age and American Renaissance Palaces

    Richard Guy Wilson talked about the design of extravagant homes built between the Civil War and World War I, focusing on houses located in Newport, Rhode Island, and Washington, D.C.

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    Senator Daniel Akaka Oral History Interview

    Senator Daniel Akaka (D-HI) talked about growing up in Hawaii, witnessing the attack on Pearl Harbor, and how that event affected native Hawaiians and led to the Senator’s service in…

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    Civil War Memory

    Professor David Blight talked about the effects memory and bias have had in shaping the historical account of the Civil War. Professor Blight said Southerners saw their defeat as a…

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    Eisenhower and Public Relations

    Pam Parry, author of Eisenhower: The Public Relations President, talked about how President Dwight Eisenhower transformed the relationship between the president and public…

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    1972 Shirley Chisholm Presidential Campaign Announcement

    Representative Shirley Chisholm (D-NY) announced her bid to run for the Democratic nomination for the 1972 presidential campaign against presumed Republican nominee President Nixon.

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    1964 Margaret Chase Smith Presidential Campaign Announcement

    Margaret Chase Smith (R-ME), the first woman to serve in both the House and the Senate, announced her bid to run for the Republican nomination in the 1964 presidential campaign against…

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    History of Fort Mose

    Vicki Tiseth and Kathleen Deagan talked about the history of Fort Mose and what researchers learned about the Fort during excavations that took place more than 250 years after its…

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    American History TV in St. Augustine, Florida

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in St. Augustine, Florida, from March 22-26 to feature the history and literary life…

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    Ford's Theatre and the Lincoln Assassination

    Eric Martin talked about the history of Ford’s Theatre and the assassination of President Lincoln. He spoke about the immediate aftermath of the assassination on April 14, 1865,…

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    Lincoln's Last Ride

    A horse procession commemorating “Lincoln’s Last Ride” began on 15th Street near the White House and concluded at Lincoln’s Cottage. A riderless horse…

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    Responses to the Lincoln Assassination

    David McKenzie and Sarah Jencks talked about an online project which sought to collect first person accounts of ordinary Americans' responses to the assassination of President Lincoln.

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    Ford's Theatre "Silent Witnesses" Exhibit

    The “Silent Witnesses” exhibit at Ford’s Theatre was profiled. The exhibit brought together many of the artifacts present at the theatre on the night of President…

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    House Where Lincoln Died

    James Swanson, author of Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer, gave a tour of the Petersen House, where President Lincoln died after being shot by John Wilkes…

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    Ford's Theatre Lincoln Death 150th Anniversary

    Ford’s Theatre hosted a wreath laying ceremony on the steps of the Petersen House commemorating the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s death on April 15, 1865. The exact…

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    St. Augustine's Civil Rights Movement

    Professor Michael Butler talked about the Civil Rights Movement in St. Augustine, Florida, and visited some of the key locations of the movement. He spoke about the place where…

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