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    U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Part 2

    The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, was profiled. Guests talked about the “Soldier Experience Gallery,” which traced Army history from…

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    The Battle of San Pietro and John Huston

    Mark Harris, author of Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, talked about John Huston and The Battle of San Pietro, a documentary he made for the U.S. Army about a…

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    Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace

    Ranger Michael Amato toured the reconstructed Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site in New York City. Built in 1848, the original home was demolished in 1916, but was…

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    Thunderbolt and William Wyler

    Mark Harris, author of Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, talked about William Wyler and Thunderbolt, a documentary Mr. Wyler made for the U.S. Army Air…

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    Lonnie Bunch on the Freedom Summer Project

    Lonnie Bunch talked about the civil rights movement in the summer of 1964. 2014 marked the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer Project, during which more than 1,000…

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    50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act

    Timothy Thurber and Judson MacLaury talked about the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. This interview took place at the Organization of American Historians 2014 meeting in…

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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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    The Battle of Midway and John Ford

    Mark Harris, author of Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, talked about John Ford and the 18 minute documentary he made for the U.S. Navy about the Battle of…

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    Organization of American Historians Incoming President

    Professor Patricia Limerick spoke about her goals as the incoming president of the Organization of American Historians. This interview was from the Organization of American Historians…

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    Organization of American Historians Outgoing President

    Professor Alan Kraut talked about his tenure as president of the Organization of American Historians. This interview was from the Organization of American Historians 2014 annual…

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    The True Glory and George Stevens

    Mark Harris, author of Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, spoke about George Stevens and his film, The True Glory. Mr. Stevens was with the invading army on…

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    Central Intelligence Agency Museum, Part 2

    Toni Hiley, director and curator of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Museum in Langley, Virginia, talked about the museum’s collection and explained its mission of preserving and…

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    U.S. Fugitive Slaves in Mexico

    Mekala Audain talked about the history of U.S. fugitive slaves in Mexico. This interview was from the Organization of American Historians 2014 annual meeting in Atlanta.

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    Craig Symonds on D-Day

    Craig Symonds talked by remote video from New York City about the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. In his book, Neptune: The Allied Invasion of Europe and the D-Day Landings,…

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    Central Intelligence Agency Museum

    Toni Hiley, director and curator of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Museum in Langley, Virginia, talked about the museum’s collection and explained its mission of preserving and…

    785 views
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    Your Job in Germany and Frank Capra

    Mark Harris, author of Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, talked about Frank Capra and his film, Your Job in Germany. This was a training film for U.S. troops…

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    National Cryptologic Museum

    Patrick Weadon, curator at the National Cryptologic Museum, spoke about the making and breaking of secret codes and the role of cryptology in U.S. history and U.S. intelligence…

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    National Firearms Museum

    National Firearms Museum director Jim Supica and senior curator Phil Schreier talked about the museum’s collection of handguns, rifles, and other firearms, and explained the role…

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    Lonnie Bunch about Simeon Wright

    Lonnie Bunch talked about Simeon Wright, author of Simeon’s Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till, in which he discusses witnessing the kidnap and murder of…

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    Lonnie Bunch about Audrey Hamilton and JoeAnne Ulmer

    Lonnie Bunch spoke about Audrey Hamilton and JoeAnn, members of the “St. Augustine Four,” who were jailed for over four weeks and then sent to a reformatory as young teenagers…

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