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    Martin Luther King, Jr.'s “March on Ballot Boxes” Speech

    The town of Kingstree, South Carolina, hosted a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s “March on Ballot Boxes” speech. On May 8, 1966, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered a speech called “March on Ballot Boxes,” encouraging citizens of Kingstree, South Carolina, to exercise their right to vote. 

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    Hillary Clinton Accepts Democratic Party's Presidential Nomination

    Hillary Clinton addressed the Democratic National Convention and accepted the Democratic Party's nomination, saying, "It is with humility, determination, and boundless confidence in America's promise that I accept your nomination for president of the United States."

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    History of Washington, DC

    Author Tom Lewis talks about George Washington’s decision on the ten-mile site as the capital of the United States in 1791.

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    Aaron Burr

    Author Buckner F. Melton, Jr. talked about Burr’s involvement in one of the more sensational criminal conspiracies in U.S. history, and why he remains a compelling political figure. 

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    Alexander Hamilton: Military Background

    Author Ron Chernow talked about Alexander Hamilton's military experiences with George Washington.

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    John F. Kennedy Exhibit

    Jim Warlick gives a tour of an exhibit of memorabilia items related to the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

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    Alexander Hamilton: Tax System

    Alexander Hamilton re-enactor presents his reasons for his tax system and the establishment of the U.S. Coast Guard in August of 1790 after the Revolutionary War.

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    Early Life of Alexander Hamilton

    Professor Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman talked about Alexander Hamilton's early life on St. Croix in the West Indies through his arrival in the American colonies.

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    Millennial Women and the Election

    A panel discussed the demographic of millennial women, the issues important to them, and their impact in electoral politics.

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    Facebook's Role in the 2016 Election

    Joel Kaplan talked about Facebook’s role in the 2016 election and the evolution of the media and technology.

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