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    West Virginia Independence Hall

    Travis Henline, site manager for West Virginia Independence Hall, talked about the history of the building which started as the Wheeling Custom House and is known as the “birthplace…

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    Oglebay Mansion Museum

    Holly McCluskey, curator of the Oglebay Mansion Museum, talked about Industrialist Earl W. Oglebay and his lasting impact on the city of Wheeling, West Virginia. The museum is housed…

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    O. Henry Museum

    Michael Hoinski talked about the Austin, Texas, home of writer William Sydney Porter, also known as O. Henry, and the role of Austin in Mr. Porter’s writing. Best known for…

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    Octagon Museum and the Treaty of Ghent

    Helene Combs-Dreiling and Ray Rhinehart talked about the Octagon Museum near the White House to mark the 200th anniversary of the December 24, 1814, signing of the Treaty of Ghent, which…

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    C-SPAN Video Library

    Robert Browning gave a tour of the C-SPAN Video Archives, which has digitally archived more than 200,000 hours of public affairs programming. He spoke about the importance of making…

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    Purdue University Psychoactive Substances Research Collection

    Stephanie Schmitz talked about Purdue University’s Psychoactive Substances Research Collection. The collection includes rare books and medical research on the use of psychoactive…

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    Von's Book Shop

    John von Erdmannsdorff talked about Von’s Book Shop in West Lafayette, Indiana. The local landmark was established in 1968 by Mr. von Erdmannsdorff to fill an empty…

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    Baylor University Armstrong Browning Library

    Library Director Rita Patteson talked about the Armstrong Browning Library at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. The library’s collection includes the letters, books, and ephemera…

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    Dr Pepper Museum

    Executive Director Jack McKinney gave a tour of the Dr Pepper Museum and talked about the soft drink that was invented in Waco, Texas, in 1885. In 1891, the creators of the drink started…

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    U.S. Capitol Dome Scaffolding Tour

    Architect of the Capitol Stephen Ayers led a tour of the scaffolding on the Capitol Dome and spoke to reporters about the process of restoring the building.

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    Fort McHenry After the Star-Spangled Banner

    Vince Vaise talked about Fort McHenry’s little-known but important role in the Civil War, World War I, and beyond. Fort McHenry is the birthplace of the Star-Spangled…

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    Wisconsin State Capitol

    Jim Schaff gave a tour of the Wisconsin State Capitol and talked about why Madison was selected as the capital. He spoke about the architecture, which was designed by George Post in…

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    National Museum of the American Indian

    Suzan Shown Harjo talked about the Nation to Nation exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian, which focused on treaties between the United States and Native Americans. In…

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    Tuberculosis in Colorado Springs

    Matt Mayberry, director of the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, gave a tour of an exhibit on tuberculosis and displayed medical equipment used to treat patients with the disease. In…

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    Russell Senate Office Building, Part 1

    Senate Historian Donald Ritchie gave a tour of the Russell Senate Office Building, talked about why the Senate needed the expansion, and described some of the many historic investigations…

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    Historic Hazelwood House

    Christine Dunbar talked about the Historic Hazelwood House and Morgan and Elizabeth Martin, who built and lived in the house during the 19th century. Morgan Martin spent much of his…

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    Neville Public Museum

    Beth Lemke and Kevin Cullen gave a tour of the Neville Public Museum in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and highlighted items from the museum’s special collections, including Perrot’s…

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    Readers Loft Bookstore

    Bookseller Craig Jones talked about Reader’s Loft Bookstore in Green Bay, Wisconsin, as well as the state of the book industry and how independent bookstores can compete with…

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    James J. Hill House

    Peggy Rolloff talked about former St. Paul, Minnesota, resident and railroad tycoon James J. Hill and his home. Mr. Hill made a fortune building the Great Northern Railroad,…

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    Minnesota State Capitol

    Brian Pease gave a tour of the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul. The building was designed by American architect Cass Gilbert, and is a classically styled building, boasts the…

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