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    Greensboro, NC Sit-In

    Deena Hayes-Greene visited the Woolworth’s counter that sparked the Greensboro sit-ins in 1960, and discussed how the museum tells the story of the young civil rights activists who started the sit-in movement in Greensboro.

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    Native Americans: Tongva People

    Sara Crown, archivist at the Santa Monica History Museum, shared the history of the Santa Monica’s earliest inhabitants, the Tongva.

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    History and Significance of Newspapers

    Veteran journalist and author Patt Morrison of the Los Angeles Times examined the history and importance of newspapers.

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    Nixon-Khrushchev Kitchen Debate

    Vice President Nixon and Premier Krushchev waged an impromptu debate on the benefits of communism vs. capitalism, which became known as the “kitchen debate.” They were standing before a new color television camera at an international trade exhibition in Moscow.

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    Capture of Saddam Hussein

    Representative Steve Russell (R-OK) talks about the capture of the deposed Iraqi president while he was commander of the battalion.

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    Human Intelligence and the Capture of Saddam Hussein

    Representative Steve Russell (R-OK) who was the commander of the battalion that captured Saddam Hussein talks about the human intelligence that contributed to the capture of the deposed Iraqi president.

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    Debriefing Saddam Hussein

    Former senior CIA analyst John Nixon, the first person to debrief Saddam Hussein once he was captured, talked about his experience.

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    Omnibus Housing Act of 1965

    Kent Watkins talked about the Omnibus Housing Act of 1965 signed by President Lyndon Johnson. The act was part of a series of omnibus housing bills that started in 1954 that aimed to provide affordable housing for Americans. The 1965 Act authorized nearly $8 billion toward building housing and providing rental units for low and middle-income families.

    • 6 minutes
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    Effectiveness of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965

    Center for American Progress Senior Fellow Ulrich Boser and RAND Education Director Darleen Opfer discusses the effectiveness of this act and how it has evolved over time.

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    Origin of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965

    Center for American Progress Senior Fellow Ulrich Boser and RAND Education Director Darleen Opfer talked about the origin of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.

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