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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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    Senate Caucus Room

    Donald Ritchie described several historic investigations held in the Russell Senate Office Building, including the Truman Committee investigations of Word War II expeditures, and the…

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    National Garden

    Plant curator Bill McLaughlin gave a tour of the National Garden and explained the history and use of some of America’s indigenous plants. George Washington encouraged the…

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    Herbert Hoover, Henry Wallace, and Cold War America

    Kevin Kim talked about Herbert Hoover, and Henry Wallace, and the U.S. policies that led to the Cold War. br/ This interview was part of a series of five interviews American History TV…

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    Richard Norton Smith on Nixon Pardon

    Presidential historian Richard Norton Smith talked about President Ford’s two hour testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on his pardon of former President Nixon.

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    World War I Images

    Robert Enholm and Stephanie Dagherty toured the President Woodrow Wilson House in Washington, D.C., and highlighted its exhibit featuring a Brown University collection of World War I…

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    Panama Canal

    In honor of the one hundredth anniversary of the Panama Canal opening, Library of Congress curators presented items from their collections for a special exhibit. Work on the canal…

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    Native Americans in 19th Century Washington, D.C.

    Joseph Genetin-Pilawa talked about the role of Native American visitors and residents in 19th century Washington, D.C. br/ This interview was part of a series of five interviews American…

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    Discovering Life in the Universe

    Steven J. Dick talked about the social impact of discovering life in the universe and what history teaches us about this possibility.  br/ This interview was part of a series of five…

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    Warren Commission

    Philip Shenon talked about the Warren Report, which was presented to President Lyndon Johnson on September 24, 1964. The report outlined the findings of the nine-month investigation into…

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    Birth of the Star-Spangled Banner

    Vince Vaise gave a tour of Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, Maryland, and talked about the birth of the Star-Spangled Banner. 2014 marked the 200th…

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    Battle of Plattsburgh

    Retired Army Colonel David Fitz-Enz, author of The Final Invasion: Plattsburgh, the War of 1812's Most Decisive Battle, talked about the battle and visited various historic locations in…

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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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    John Farrell on President Nixon's Resignation

    John Farrell, author of Richard Nixon: An American Tragedy, talked about President Richard Nixon’s life and legacy, and the Watergate scandal that ended the president’s…

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    Open Phones on President Nixon's Resignation

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the 40th anniversary of President Nixon’s resignation after an airing of his resignation speech from August 8, 1974.

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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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    Timothy Naftali Nixon Impeachment Hearings Interview, Part 2

    Timothy Naftali talked by video link from New York City about the House Judiciary Committee hearings on the impeachment of President Richard Nixon forty years previously. He spoke about…

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    Timothy Naftali Nixon Impeachment Hearings Interview, Part 1

    Timothy Naftali talked by video link from New York City about the House Judiciary Committee hearings on the impeachment of President Richard Nixon forty years previously. He spoke…

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    40th Anniversary Nixon Impeachment Hearing

    Timothy Naftali, former director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, talked about the House Judiciary Committee hearings on the impeachment of President Richard Nixon…

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    Star-Spangled Banner

    Jennifer Jones and Suzanne Thomassen-Krauss talked about the Smithsonian National Museum of American History’s centerpiece exhibit of the Star-Spangled Banner. 2014 marked the…

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