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    Early Public Affairs Films

    Mike Mashon, head of the Moving Image Section of the Library of Congress Packard Campus, talked about the earliest public affairs films, including those of U.S. presidents, the…

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    Early Motion Pictures

    Mike Mashon, head of the Moving Image Section of the Library of Congress, toured the Library of Congress Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virginia, and talked about the “Paper Print…

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    RMS Queen Mary and World War II

    “Captain” Will Kayne gave an overview of the history of the hotel and former ocean liner RMS Queen Mary, including her service as a troop ship during World War II. Clips…

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    Presidential Politics and the Iowa State Fair

    The Iowa State Fair’s history and its role as a traditional stop on the road to the White House were profiled. The program included video from the 2008 presidential race and…

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    Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibit

    Peter Kuznick gave a tour of an exhibit marking the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. In cooperation with the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and the Nagasaki…

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    Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Joseph Califano and Kent Germany participated in an American History TV roundtable on the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The program featured White House recordings of President Lyndon Johnson.

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    Sand Creek Massacre

    Ari Kelman and Alexa Roberts talked about the 1864 attack on Native Americans in the Colorado Territory and its aftermath. He was interviewed at the Organization of American Historians 2015…

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    Gossip in American History

    Kathleen Feeley and Jennifer Frost talked about how private conversation became public and often influenced events and opinions throughout American history. They were interviewed at the…

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    Hemp Growing in the U.S.

    Christopher Abernathy talked about how, why, and where hemp has been grown in the U.S. He was interviewed at the Organization of American Historians 2015 annual meeting in St. Louis,…

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    Black Women and Early 1900s University Life

    Treva Lindsey talked about black women and early 1900s university life, including at Washington, D.C.'s, Howard University.

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    Robert F. Kennedy Assassination

    Niels Lesniewski talked about Roll Call's reporting on the 1968 assassination of Senator Robert Kennedy. This was part of a series of interviews to mark the 60th anniversary of the Capitol…

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    Museum of the American Revolution, Part 2

    Director of Collections Scott Stephenson talked about the Museum of the American Revolution, which was scheduled to open near Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia in early…

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    Museum of the American Revolution, Part 1

    Director of Collections Scott Stephenson talked about the Museum of the American Revolution, which is scheduled to open near Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia in early…

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    Reconstructed French Ship Hermione

    Events were shown surrounding the arrival from France of a replica of the 18th century sailing ship that brought General Marquis de Lafayette to the United States in 1780. He brought news…

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    Independence Hall Assembly Room

    National Park Service Park Ranger Matthew Ifill told the story of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitutional Convention from the room inside Independence Hall where the events…

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    Debt Servitude in the Southwest

    William Kiser talked about forms of involuntary labor in the pre and post-Civil War era southwest. He was interviewed at the Organization of American Historians 2015 annual meeting in…

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    Women in the 1904 St. Louis Olympics

    Kendra Gage talked about the first Olympics held in the United States and the state of female athletics at the turn of the 20th century. She was interviewed at the Organization of American…

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    Senator Lamar Alexander Office Tour

    Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) recalled his walk across Tennessee as part of his successful 1978 gubernatorial campaign, and shared the stories behind political mementos in his Washington,…

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    Public Execution in the Victorian South

    Bob Hutton, author of Bloody Breathitt: Politics and Violence in the Appalachian South, talked about the practice, frequency, and politics of public executions in 19th century Appalachia.…

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    Grand Review Parade

    Civil War living historians and re-enactors recreated a May 1865 parade of the Grand Army of the Republic down Pennsylvania Avenue from the U.S. Capitol to Freedom Plaza near the White…

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