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    Homestead Act of 1862 and Immigration Laws

    Blake Bell, a historian at the Homestead National Monument of America, talks about immigration law in the United States and the debate surrounding the Homestead Act of 1862. The law…

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    Martin Luther King Memorial Dedication

    The site for the future Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial was dedicated. Many dignitaries spoke about Dr. King’s legacy and the significance of the memorial’s…

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    White House in 1800: A Residence for the Public

    Following opening remarks, historians talked about the early history of the White House and the presidency. Among the topics they addressed were the election of 1800 and it relevance…

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    White House 200th Anniversary Ceremony

    President Clinton and others commemorated the 200th anniversary of the White House and talked about the history of the White House.

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    Washington Monument Restoration

    The speakers celebrated the completion of the Washington Monument restoration.

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    National Parks

    Mr. Stanton talked about issues facing the National Park Service, including access fees, maintenance, fire dangers, and budgeting. He also responded to audience calls, faxes, and…

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    Federal Fire Management Policy

    Witnesses testified about federal efforts to control wildfires in the West and South. Among the issues they addressed were on-going efforts to fight fires, different methods available…

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    Oklahoma City National Memorial Dedication

    On the fifth anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, President Clinton and other officials dedicated a national memorial to the…

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    2001 National Park Service Budget

    Mr. Stanton and others testified about funding needs for the National Park Service. Among the issues addressed were improving facility management and employee housing, controlling…

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    National Preservation Conference

    As part of the closing reception of the conference, representatives of the Trust talked about their dedication to the preservation of historic property. Mr. Suarez talked about…

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    Comprehensive Design Plan for White House

    Ms. Smith described the 20 year design plan for efforts to protect the setting around the White House, and to provide support services and new educational opportunities to…

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    African-American Civil War Memorial Ceremony

    Ms. Bunyan served as moderator of the ceremony dedicating the African-American Civil War Memorial. Mr. Johnson read a letter from President Clinton commending the…

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    First Women's Rights Convention Anniversary

    Mrs. Clinton addressed a gathering to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first women’s rights convention, held in Seneca Falls, NY. She talked about the history of the…

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    National Park Week

    Director Stanton talked about National Park Service Week, which lasts from April 20-26. He talked about the significance of the National Park Service and also took audience calls, faxes and…

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    National Prisoner of War Museum Dedication

    Over 3,000 members of prisoner of war associations and others gathered to celebrate the opening of the National Prisoner of War Museum in Andersonville, GA, the site of a prison camp for…

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    Women's Military Memorial Dedication

    The Women’s Military Memorial was dedicated at Arlington National Cemetery. It is the nation’s first memorial to women, who have served in great numbers over the period of…

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    National Parks

    The new director of the National Park Service talked about the state of the national parks and his agenda for improving and maintaining them.

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    National Parks Director Swearing-In

    Mrs. Clinton and Secretary Babbitt swore in Mr. Stanton as the new Director of the National Park Service. Secretary Babbitt said Director Stanton was one of the most…

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