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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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    African Americans and the Civil War

    The Association for the Study of African American Life and History held a panel discussion on strategies to involve blacks in commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil…

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    Fort Sumter 150th Anniversary Ceremony

    A ceremony wss held to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the first shots of the Civil War fired at Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861. The ceremony included the Citadel Color Guard and…

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    Building Renaming Ceremony

    The Interior Department building was renamed in honor of former Interior Secretary Stewart Lee Udall. He served from 1961 to 1969 during the Kennedy and Johnson…

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    Stewart Udall Memorial Service

    A memorial service was held for Stewart Udall, who served as interior secretary in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. He was a key proponent of environmental laws such as the…

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    Memorial Service for Dorothy Height

    Celebration of Life Service for Dr. Dorothy Height’s life story was told through stories, videos, photos and readings shared by her many friends and colleagues. 

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    Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Participants talked about the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the importance of the civil rights movement, race relations, and non-violent opposition movements.

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    Brown v. Board of Education Site Dedication

    Participants marked the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education by dedicating a museum in the Topeka, Kansas school in which the case…

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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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