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    First Lady Michelle Obama and Children of Military Families Making Crafts

    First lady Michelle Obama welcomes military families to the White House and assists the children in making holiday crafts.

  • California Gold Rush

    Emory University professor Patrick Allitt teaches a class about the California Gold Rush of the mid-1800s. He describes how people got there, the physical geography of the area, and the evolving technology used to mine gold.

  • Discussion on the U.S. Economy

    Robert Gordon, author of The Rise and Fall of American Growth, and Joel Mokyr, author of A Culture of Growth, talk about whether, economically, America’s best days are in its past.

  • World War II Memorial Veterans Day Ceremony

    In honor of Veterans Day, the Friends of the National World War II Memorial co-host a ceremony with the National Park Service at the World War II Memorial on the National Mall.

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