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    First Half-Century of Aviation

    Jeremy Kinney gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., and showed some of the museum’s one-of-a-kind artifacts that tell the story of the…

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    Political Cartoonist Nina Allender

    Jennifer Krafchik gave a tour of the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument and talked about the work of political cartoonist Nina Allender. Nina Allender was the…

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    Senator McConnell on the Republican Leader's Suite

    Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) gave a tour of some of the oldest rooms in the U.S. Capitol. He spoke about historic events that occurred in what is now the Senate Republican…

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    African Americans in Congress in the 19th Century

    House of Representatives historian Matthew Wasniewski and House curator Farar Elliott talked the history of African Americans who served in Congress during the late 19th century.

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    Innovation and Enterprise

    John Gray gave a tour the Innovation wing of the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. He showed some of his favorite objects, including a 1896 bicycle embellished with…

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    "Remembering the Revolution" Exhibit, Part 2

    Heidi Campbell-Shoaf, chief curator of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum, gave a tour of an exhibit marking the 125th anniversary of the organization. The Daughters of the…

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    Dolores Huerta "One Life" Exhibit

    Taina Caragol gave a tour of “One Life: Dolores Huerta,” an exhibit about civil rights activist Dolores Huerta at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. She spoke about…

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    Pulitzer Prize Photographs Gallery

    Patty Rhule and Indira Williams Babic gave a tour of Newseum’s Pulitzer Prize Photographs Gallery in Washington, D.C. The gallery includes a John Singer Sargent portrait of Joseph…

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    "Remembering the Revolution" Exhibit, Part 1

    Heidi Campbell-Shoaf, chief curator of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum, gave a tour of an exhibit marking the 125th anniversary of the organization. The Daughters of…

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    Hart Senate Office Building

    Don Ritchie talked about the history of the Hart Senate Office Building. He spoke about the building’s construction, its place in congressional history, and about the…

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    Alexandria Apothecary Shop

    The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Shop was profiled and guests talked about how the practice and business evolved during the time the shop was in operation.

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    National Museum of American Jewish History, Part 2

    Claire Pingel gave a tour of the National Museum of American Jewish History, located a block from Independence Hall, and spoke about its core exhibition tracing the history of Jewish…

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    National Museum of American Jewish History, Part 1

    Claire Pingel gave a tour of the National Museum of American Jewish History, located a block from Independence Hall, and spoke about its core exhibition tracing the history of Jewish…

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    Whitney Plantation Slavery Museum

    Ashley Rogers gave a tour of the Whitney Plantation, a Louisiana plantation that traces its history to 1752, when a German immigrant bought the land to grow indigo and later converted to…

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    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Collection

    Janet Donlin presented a selection of objects left at the Vietnam Memorial Wall, including letters, photographs, artwork, and medals. The collection includes about 400,000 items, all…

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    Congress Hall

    Matthew Ifill talked about Congress Hall, located next to Philadelphia’s Independence Hall. The U.S. Congress met in the building from 1790 to 1800 and Presidents George…

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    George Washington's Copy of the Constitution

    President George Washington’s personal copy of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights was recently auctioned at Christie’s in New York City for $9.8 million, the most ever…

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    Prelinger Archives, Part 2

    Founder Rick Prelinger talked about the Prelinger Archives in San Francisco, California, a collection of over 60,000 “ephemeral” (advertising, educational, industrial, and…

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    Prelinger Archives, Part 1

    Founder Rick Prelinger talked about the Prelinger Archives in San Francisco, California, a collection of over 60,000 “ephemeral” (advertising, educational, industrial, and…

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    Colonial Williamsburg Courthouse

    Tom Hay gave a tour of the Courthouse building in Colonial Williamsburg and talked about the legal process in the colonial era, including the role of justices, clerks, and lawyers both…

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