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    Timothy Naftali Interview, Part 2

    Timothy Naftali talked about the House Judiciary Committee hearings on the impeachment of President Richard Nixon forty years previously. He spoke about why impeachment Article II, which…

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    Timothy Naftali Interview, Part 1

    Timothy Naftali talked about the House Judiciary Committee hearings on the impeachment of President Richard Nixon forty years previously. He spoke about why impeachment Article II,…

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    Life and Career of Senator Alben Barkley

    Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered a lecture on former Senator Alben Barkley (D-KY), the only other Kentuckian to serve as leader of his party. Senator Barkley served as…

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    1953 Documentary Your National Archives

    This 1953 documentary explained the activities of the National Archives and Records Administration, including how documents are cleaned, how records are organized, and what kinds of records…

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    1940 Documentary Washington Parade: The Archives

    Washington Parade: The Archives was a Columbia Pictures short subject documentary detailing the activities of the National Archives a few years after the building on Pennsylvania Avenue was…

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    Star-Spangled Banner

    Jennifer Jones and Suzanne Thomassen-Krauss talked about the Smithsonian National Museum of American History’s centerpiece exhibit of the Star-Spangled Banner. 2014 marked the…

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    War Crimes Trial of Henry Wirz

    Paul Finkelman talked about the military trial of Henry Wirz, the Confederate commander of Andersonville Prison, where approximately 13,000 Union prisoners died. The concept of war crimes…

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    Experiences of Soldiers in World War I

    Gettysburg College History Professor Ian Isherwood talked about how World War One soldiers interpreted their war experiences. He used works by three writers to illustrate the ways…

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    President Johnson and the Great Society

    Julian Zelizer talked about President Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society. This interview was from the Organization of American Historians 2014 annual meeting in Atlanta.

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    Confederate General John Bell Hood

    Stephen Hood talks about his book, John Bell Hood: The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of a Confederate General, in which he looks at the military career, personal life, and legacy of…

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    Aftermath of D-Day Invasion

    John McManus talked about what happened in the days and weeks following the June 6, 1944 D-Day Invasion of Normandy, France. He focused on challenges faced by the Allied forces,…

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    History and Future of NASA

    Robert Cabana talked about the history and future of NASA. He focused on NASA’s space exploration projects, its effort to put a man on Mars, and the commercialization of space…

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    William Cohen Watergate Interview, Part 3

    Former Representative William Cohen (R-ME) spoke about the House Judiciary Committee’s consideration of articles of impeachment against President Nixon forty years…

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    William Cohen Watergate Interview, Part 2

    Former Representative William Cohen (R-ME) spoke about the House Judiciary Committee’s consideration of articles of impeachment against President Nixon forty years…

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    William Cohen Watergate Interview, Part 1

    Former Representative William Cohen (R-ME) spoke about the House Judiciary Committee’s consideration of articles of impeachment against President Nixon forty years previously as an…

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    Wartime Press

    Panelists talked about the evolution of the American wartime press from the Civil War to the present. They spoke about the relationship between the press and the executive branch, and…

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    The Flight of Apollo 11: Eagle Has Landed

    This 1969 NASA documentary detailed the first NASA mission to land two men on the moon.

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    History of the Iowa Caucuses

    Kathie Obradovich, political columnist for the Des Moines Register, talked about the history of the Iowa Caucuses and how Iowa became so important to the U.S. presidential election…

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    Governor Terry Branstad on Iowa History and Politics

    Governor Terry Brandstad (R-IA) talked about the history and politics of his state. He was interviewed in his formal office in the Capitol. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

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    History of the Iowa State Fair

    Gary Slater talked about the Iowa State Fair and its 160 years of history. He spoke about the fair’s role as a center for agriculture education in the state, and its close…

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