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    1966 Fulbright Vietnam Hearings - George Kennan (preview)

    This was an ABC News Special Report on the February 10, 1966, Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing investigating the Vietnam War. Former Ambassador to the Soviet Union George Kennan…

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    George Washington's Copy of the Constitution

    President George Washington’s personal copy of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights was recently auctioned at Christie’s in New York City for $9.8 million, the most ever…

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    Prelinger Archives, Part 2

    Founder Rick Prelinger talked about the Prelinger Archives in San Francisco, California, a collection of over 60,000 “ephemeral” (advertising, educational, industrial, and…

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    Prelinger Archives, Part 1

    Founder Rick Prelinger talked about the Prelinger Archives in San Francisco, California, a collection of over 60,000 “ephemeral” (advertising, educational, industrial, and…

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    President Franklin Roosevelt 's Four Freedoms Speech 75th Anniversary

    Paul Sparrow, director of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, talked by telephone about what President Roosevelt called the “Four Freedoms” in his January…

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    Interview on World War I Memorial

    Edwin Fountain talked about proposed designs for the World War I Memorial to be built in Washington, D.C. The site is near the White House and within view of the U.S. Capitol.

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    Open Phones with Stephen Seals

    Stephen Seals, senior manager of the African American History program at Colonial Williamsburg, responded to viewer comments and questions about colonial slave life. He was interviewed…

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    Open Phones with Thomas Jefferson Portrayer

    Thomas Jefferson, portrayed by Bill Barker, responded to viewer comments and questions about colonial politics. He was interviewed while on the C-SPAN Bus at Colonial Williamsburg.

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    Open Phones with Ted Maris-Wolf

    Ted Maris-Wolf, vice president of Research and Historical Interpretation at Colonial Williamsburg, responded to viewer questions and comments on Colonial Williamsburg’s sites and…

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    Open Phones with Joseph Beatty

    Joseph Beatty, historian at Colonial Williamsburg, responded to viewer calls and comments about colonial era history. He was interviewed while on the C-SPAN Bus at Colonial…

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    Colonial Williamsburg

    American History TV presented programming from Colonial Williamsburg. The program includes tours of the Governor’s Palace and Capitol Building, scenes from the historic district,…

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    Interview with Mitchell Reiss on Colonial Williamsburg

    Mitchell Reiss, president and chief executive officer of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, talked about the importance of the living-history museum and its role in understanding early…

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    Library of Congress 1964 Civil Rights Act Exhibit

    Adrienne Cannon and Robert Brammer talked about the history of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the Library of Congress' exhibit on the act. The exhibit was created to mark the 50th…

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    Slave Wrecks Project Interview

    Lonnie Bunch and Paul Gardullo talked about the Smithsonian’s participation in a global consortium called the Slave Wrecks Project. They spoke about the discovery of a slave ship…

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    Dirksen Senate Office Building

    Don Ritchie talked about the history of the Dirksen Senate Office Building. He spoke about the building’s construction, its place in congressional history, and about the…

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    "USS Tang Submarine Experience" Exhibit

    Seth Paridon gave a tour of an exhibit in the National World War II Museum commemorating the final mission of the USS Tang submarine. The boat sank 33 Japanese ships in five missions…

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    Open Phones with Raphael Cassimere, Jr.

    Professor Emeritus Raphael Cassimere, Jr., responded to viewer comments on the World War II experience of African Americans. He spoke from the C-SPAN 2016 Campaign Bus parked outside…

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    "Fighting for the Right to Fight" Exhibit

    Kim Guise gave a tour of the “Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in WWII” exhibit at the National World War II Museum. Ms. Guise used…

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    Open Phones with Tom Czekanski

    Tom Czekanski, director of exhibitions and collections at the National World War II Museum, responded to viewer comments on World War II in the Pacific. He spoke from the C-SPAN 2016…

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    Open Phones with Keith Huxen, Part 2

    Keith Huxen, senior director of research and history for the National World War II Museum, responded to viewer comments on the soldiers' experiences in the European theater during World War…

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