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    Burning of Washington River Tour

    Steve Vogel, author of Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks that Saved the Nation, told the story of the August 24, 1814, burning of Washington, D.C., during a river tour with his…

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    Salt Creek Museum

    Sandra Schutte gave a tour of the Salt Creek Museum, showed some of the items used by the oilfield workers, and talked about why the development of Casper, Wyoming, was integral to the…

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    Salt Creek Oilfield

    Everett DeWitt gave a tour of the Salt Creek Oil Field, explained how oil was first discovered there, and talked about what life was like for the people who worked in the fields during the…

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    Berg Collection of English and American Literature

    Curator Isaac Gewirtz gave a tour of the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature at the New York Public Library.

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    2014 New York Public Library Tour, Rose Reading Room

    Ann Thornton gave a tour of the Rose Reading Room at the New York Public Library.

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    Gulf of Tonkin Documents

    Thomas Blanton toured the National Security Archive at the George Washington University and talked about declassified documents related to the Gulf of Tonkin incidents of August 1964.…

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    Iowa State Capitol

    Joan Arnett toured the Iowa State Capitol, the only five-domed capitol building in the country. Constructed between 1871-1886, the building has a 275 foot, 23 karat gold-leafed…

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    Salisbury House Library

    Megan Stout Sibbel visited the historic Salisbury House and Gardens, built between 1923-1928 by Carl and Edith Weeks. Carl Weeks was a famous cosmetics manufacturer and avid book…

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    Mississippi's Old State Capitol

    Clay Williams visited Mississippi’s Old State Capitol in Jackson, talked about the roles of the state’s legislature, and highlighted the building’s architecture including…

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    Tour of Simon and Schuster

    BookTV toured the book publisher Simon and Schuster and spoke with many of the people involved in guiding a book from acquisition to publication. The tour included interviews with…

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    Medgar Evers House

    Minnie Watson, curator at the Medgar Evers House, talked about the life and murder of civil rights activist Medgar Evers. She discussed Evers' military service, role with the NAACP in…

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    U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Part 2

    The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, was profiled. Guests talked about the “Soldier Experience Gallery,” which traced Army history from…

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    Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace

    Ranger Michael Amato toured the reconstructed Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site in New York City. Built in 1848, the original home was demolished in 1916, but was…

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    Utah State Capitol Building

    Sara Howard talked about Utah’s State Capitol Building. Topics included how Salt Lake City became the capital of Utah and the role played by Mormon leader Brigham Young. She…

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    Wallace Stegner Collection

    Gregory Thompson talked about the Wallace Stegner Collection at the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library. The collection features multiple items, including…

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    Salt Lake City Main Public Library

    Errin Pederson and Mike Nordenstrom talked about Salt Lake City’s Main Public Library. Opened in February 2003, the building was designed by architect Moshe Safdie on the premise…

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    Fort Douglas Military Museum

    Robert Voyles visited the Fort Douglas Military Museum and talked about the history of the military fort in what is now Salt Lake City. Abraham Lincoln ordered the creation of the fort…

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    Central Intelligence Agency Museum

    Toni Hiley, director and curator of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Museum in Langley, Virginia, talked about the museum’s collection and explained its mission of preserving and…

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    National Firearms Museum

    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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    U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Part 1

    The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, was profiled. Highlights were shown from over 65,000 objects stored at the archives, including a hat worn by…

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