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The S. Dillon Ripley Center, better known simply as the Ripley Center, is one of the buildings of the Smithsonian Institution series of museums located in the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The above-ground portion is only a small pagoda, and it descends into a larger underground portion. The Ripley Center houses the International Gallery, The Smithsonian Associates, and the offices of the Smithsonian Contributing Membership. Wikipedia*

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The Smithsonian Associates has 96 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1999, [Polar Bear Strategy: Reflections on Risk]. The year with the most videos was 2015 with 15 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 1,434 views per program. Most appearances with Rebecca Roberts (8), Ruth Robbins (8), Kenneth T. Walsh (5). Most common tags: Civil War, Intelligence, Executive Branch.

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    Suffrage and American Women in Politics

    Historian Elisabeth Griffith examined the legacy of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote and pondered the question:…

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    Patrick Henry

    Jon Kukla talked about his book Patrick Henry: Champion of Liberty, in which he recounts the life of Patrick Henry, a champion of American…

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    Early 20th Century African American Migration

    Historian Spencer Crew talked about the Great Migration, during which over six million African Americans moved after World…

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    Challenges After Women's Suffrage

    Professor Robyn Muncy talked about women’s voting rights following ratification of the 19th amendment in 1920. She focused…

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