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    National Firearms Museum, Part 1

    National Firearms Museum director Jim Supica and senior curator Phil Schreier talked about the museum’s collection of handguns, rifles, and other firearms, and explained the role…

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    National Firearms Museum, Part 2

    National Firearms Museum director Jim Supica and senior curator Phil Schreier talked about the museum’s collection of handguns, rifles, and other firearms, and explained the role…

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    National Postal Museum

    National Postal Museum director Allen Kane and curators Cheryl Ganz and Daniel Piazza talked about some of the rare stamps and pieces of mail in their collection. They also toured the…

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    Fraunces Tavern Museum

    Jessica Baldwin Phillips toured the Fraunces Tavern Museum on the southern tip of Manhattan, and talked about the history of the reconstructed 1719 building where General George Washington…

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    Gilded Age New York

    Curators Jeannine Falino and Phyllis Magidson gave a tour of the Museum of the City of New York and spoke about how New York City’s wealthiest lived in the 19th century. The…

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    Tenement Museum

    Kira Garcia talked about New York City’s Lower East Side Tenement Museum, including an exhibit on how immigrant families coped with poverty and crowded conditions in the 19th and…

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    Robert Gould Shaw Memorial

    The Robert Gould Shaw Memorial at the National Gallery of Art was profiled. The memorial honors Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, one of the Civil…

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    Baltimore Garment Industry

    Baltimore Museum of Industry Volunteer Ed Hawkins, who worked as a fabric “spreader” for a women’s clothing manufacturer as a teenager in the 1940s, toured the museum and…

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    Newseum Kennedy Assassination Exhibit

    Newseum curator Carrie Christoffersen visited Newseum’s exhibit, “Three Shots Were Fired,” which considers how the events and story of President Kennedy’s…

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    News Artist Betty Wells, Part 1

    NBC News artist Betty Wells, who worked in Washington, DC for over 30 years covering the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Congress, talked about her life and career. Over the course of…

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    News Artist Betty Wells, Part 2

    NBC News artist Betty Wells, who worked in Washington, DC for over 30 years covering the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Congress, talked about her life and career. Over the course of her…

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    Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

    Ahmad Ward, Education and Exhibitions Director at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, toured the institute and talked about civil rights history. He spoke about such exhibits as the…

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    Race and Civil Rights in Alabama

    Jim Baggett, head of the Archives and Manuscript Department at the Birmingham Public Library, looked at items related to the history of race and civil rights in Alabama.

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    USS Torsk, Part I

    Nat Little, an education crew chief with Historic Ships in Baltimore, Maryland, visited the USS Torsk submarine in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Commissioned in December of 1944, the…

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    USS Constellation

    Chris Rowsom, executive director of Historic Ships in Baltimore, toured the USS Constellation, located in Baltimore, Maryland’s Inner Harbor.*Built in 1854, the USS Constellation is…

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    USS Constellation, Part 2

    Chris Rowsom, executive director of Historic Ships in Baltimore, toured the USS Constellation, located in Baltimore, Maryland’s Inner Harbor. Built in 1854, the USS Constellation is…

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    USS Torsk, Part 2

    Nat Little, an education crew chief with Historic Ships in Baltimore, visited the USS Torsk submarine in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Commissioned in December of 1944, the USS Torsk…

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    USS Constellation, Part 1

    Chris Rowsom, executive director of Historic Ships in Baltimore, toured the USS Constellation, located in Baltimore, Maryland’s Inner Harbor. Built in 1854, the USS Constellation…

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    A Democracy of Images

    Guest curator Merry Foresta, who was the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s photography curator from 1983 to 1999, tours the museum’s exhibit, “A Democracy of…

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    One Life: Martin Luther King Jr.

    Ann Shumard, the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s senior curator of photographs, visited the exhibit, “One Life: Martin Luther King Jr.” The exhibition coincides…

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