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    Bacon's Castle

    American History TV visited Bacon’s Castle in Surry, Virginia. Bacon’s Castle is the oldest brick dwelling in the U.S., and was occupied by Nathaniel Bacon’s…

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    Civil War Medical History

    Tim Clarke, deputy director of the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Silver Spring, Maryland, presented items from the museums’s Civil War collection. Some viewers may find…

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    The Bridge at Remagen, Part 2

    This 1965 film documents the capture of a bridge on March 7, 1945, that gave Allied Forces the first bridgehead across the Rhine River. This U.S. Army “The Big Picture”…

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    History of Fort Benning

    Frank Hanner talked about Fort Benning, located in Columbus, Georgia, and the role the military base has played since the early part of the 20th century. Mr. Hanner also explained…

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    Troublemakers and Trailblazers Exhibit

    Rebecca Bush toured the “Troublemakers and Trailblazers” exhibit at the Columbus Museum, and talked about five people who she believes had a lasting impact on Columbus, Georgia,…

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    CSS Jackson at the National Civil War Naval Museum

    Jeff Seymour toured the CSS Jackson, a Civil War era ironclad ram built in Columbus, Georgia, and talked about the city’s importance to the Confederacy during the Civil…

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    Chattachoochee Legacy Exhibit

    Rebecca Bush toured the Chattahoochee Legacy exhibit at the Columbus Museum, which tells the history of the Columbus, Georgia, area from its first pre-historic residents through the growth…

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    CSS Chattahoochee at the National Civil War Naval Museum

    Jeff Seymour toured the remains of the CSS Chattahoochee, a steam-powered sailing ship built to protect Columbus, Georgia, during the Civil War, and talked about why the ship was sunk by…

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    The Bridge at Remagen, Part 1

    This 1965 film documents the capture of a bridge on March 7, 1945, that gave Allied Forces the first bridgehead across the Rhine River. This U.S. Army “The Big Picture”…

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    1967 Film The Screaming Eagles in Vietnam

    This 1967 film is a U.S. Army “The Big Picture” episode documenting the 101st Airborne Division from their arrival in Vietnam in 1965 through January of 1967.

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    Chesapeake and Ohio Canal History

    Cassandra Sohyda toured and talked about the history of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. During the course of a boat ride through one of the few remaining…

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    1945 United News Newsreel

    This 1945 Office of War Information World War II newsreel includes stories about the Battle of Iwo Jima, the Pact of Chapultepec, Navy planes attacking the Tokyo area, and the Allies…

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    Rosenberg Library Museum Archives and Collections

    Peggy Dillard toured the Rosenberg Library Museum, presented items from the library’s archives and collections, and talked about the history of Galveston, Texas. Items in the…

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    History of USS Cavalla

    William Wells toured the USS Cavalla, a retired World War II era submarine, and talked about its history.On January 21, 1971, the U.S. Navy transferred possession of USS Cavalla to the…

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    Port of Galveston

    Dwayne Jones talked about the history of the Port of Galveston, Texas. The port was one of the busiest in the country, exporting commodities such as cotton, cattle, and rice, and also…

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    March 5, 1965, Universal Newsreel

    This 1965 Universal Newsreel includes reports about an Atlas rocket explosion on the launchpad in Florida, and the annual Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.

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    Galveston Bookshop and Hurricane Ike

    Store owner Sharan Zwick talked about the impact of Hurricane Ike on Galveston Bookshop. At the height of the storm, her store was flooded with seven feet of water. C-SPAN’s…

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    Scenes of 50th Anniversary of Selma March

    Live scenes were shown of the crowd gathered for the 50th anniversary of the march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.

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    Tall Ship Elissa

    Jamie White talked about the Tall Ship Elissa, an 1877 merchant sailing vessel. The Elissa was built when sailing ships were beginning to be replaced by steam ships, and is still a…

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    Lincoln Memorial Sights and Sounds

    Scenes at the Lincoln Memorial before a commemorative ceremony for the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s second inaugural address. 

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