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    Interior Department's Use of Drones

    Bruce Quirk talked about how drones were being utilized by the Department of the Interior, including what technology was available or being developed. He used slides during his…

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    1955 Film The Story of Hoover Dam

    This 1955 film, The Story of Hoover Dam, explained the need to control and regulate the waters of the Colorado River. The film examined the 1928 passage of the Boulder Canyon Project…

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    Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument Designation

    President Obama made remarks at the signing of his executive order that designates the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks in southern New Mexico as a national monument. He talked about the…

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    75th Anniversary of Marian Anderson’s Lincoln Memorial Concert

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell spoke at an event commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Marian Anderson’s Lincoln Memorial Concert. On Easter Sunday in 1939, singer Marian…

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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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    White House Tribal Nations Conference, Attorney General Holder

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the White House Tribal Nations conference. He talked about the Justice Department’s work to reduce violence and crime rates in tribal…

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    White House Tribal Nations Conference - President Obama

    President Obama spoke about his administration’s commitment to tribal communities and a 4 point plan that would address justice and sovereignty issues, economic development, health…

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    White House Tribal Nations Conference

    Four Obama administration Cabinet members, Eric Shinseki, Kathleen Sebelius, Anthony Foxx, and Anthony Moniz, spoke at the White House Tribal Nations conference. Each talked about…

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    Sally Jewell Remarks at Tribal Nations Conference

    Interior Secretary Sally Jewell spoke at the White House Tribal Nations conference. She talked about Obama administration priorities for engaging with tribal communities.

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    White House Conference on Conservation

    Participants in a conference on community-driven conservation efforts talked about the the link between conservation and strong local economies through tourism, outdoor recreation, and…

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    President Obama on Conservation

    President Obama spoke to a White House Conference on Conservation. The conference was held to spotlight community-driven conservation efforts and to discuss how to build on their…

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    Deepwater Containment and Response

    Witnesses testified about the future of offshore oil exploration and lessons learned from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig accident. Among the topics they addressed were enhancements to…

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    Findings of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling

    At the inaugural meeting of the Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee members and witnesses talked about lessons learned from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the future of…

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    Dedication of Plaque Honoring Senator Bob Dole

    Tom Brokaw emceed the dedication of plaque honoring Senator Bob Dole for his lifelong support of American Veterans and his instrumental role in establishing the World War II Memorial. 

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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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    National Mall Plan

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar visited the Jefferson Memorial to sign the National Mall Plan and announced the next steps in the plan to revitalize and restore the National Mall and…

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    Deepwater Horizon Incident Joint Investigation, Andrea Fleytas Testimony

    Andrea Fleytas testified via telephone at the U.S. Coast Guard and Bureau of Energy Management joint investigation of the April 20, 2010, Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of…

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    Deepwater Horizon Incident Joint Investigation, Yancy Keplinger Testimony Part 2

    Yancy Keplinger testified at the U.S. Coast Guard and Bureau of Energy Management joint investigation of the April 20, 2010, Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of…

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    Deepwater Horizon Incident Joint Investigation, Yancy Keplinger Testimony Part 1

    Yancy Keplinger testified at the U.S. Coast Guard and Bureau of Energy Management joint investigation of the April 20, 2010, Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of…

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    Deepwater Horizon Incident Joint Investigation, Robert McKechnie Testimony

    Robert McKechnie testified at the U.S. Coast Guard and Bureau of Energy Management joint investigation of the April 20, 2010, Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of…

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