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    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Bill of Rights Day

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg delivered remarks at the National Archives to mark the 227th anniversary of the Bill of Rights. Before she spoke, the National Archives marked the…

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    We Few

    Nick Brokhausen remembered his time in the Vietnam War as a member of a recon company that advanced into North Vietnamese controlled parts of Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam.

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    Vietnam War's Tet Offensive 50th Anniversary

    A panel of historians looked back 50 years at the Vietnam War’s Tet Offensive, which started on January 30, 1968 as Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces attacking more than 100 cities,…

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    Jefferson's Daughters

    Villanova University history professor, Catherine Kerrison, explored the lives of Thomas Jefferson’s daughters, Martha and Maria Jefferson, as well as Harriet Hemings, born into slavery at…

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    Supreme Court Justices Pre-Civil War and Slavery

    Legal historian, college president, and author Paul Finkelman gave a talk on three of the most influential Pre-Civil War era Supreme Court Justices; Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, Associate…

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    The Woman's Hour

    Elaine Weiss recalled the women’s suffrage movement’s efforts to promote the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution in 1920, which would allow women the right to vote.

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    Green Berets at Vietnam's A Shau Valley

    Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins was interviewed by the co-author of his book, A Tiger among Us: A Story of Valor in Vietnam’s A Shau Valley. Sergeant Adkins described how he and sixteen…

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    Dr. Benjamin Rush

    Historian Harlow Giles Unger recalled the life of Dr. Benjamin Rush, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, who espoused equal rights for women, the abolition of slavery, and free…

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    U.S. Army Photographers in Vietnam

    In 1962, President Kennedy authorized the creation of the Department of the Army Special Photographic Office to film and photograph the Vietnam War for the Pentagon and the U.S. Congress.…

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    Richard Nixon's 1968 Victory

    Fifty years after Richard Nixon’s victorious 1968 presidential election, senior campaign aides gathered at the National Archives and recounted behind-the-scenes stories. The National…

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    Discussion with Librarian of Congress and National Archivist on Collections in the Digital Age

    Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden and National Archivist David Ferriero offered their thoughts on the collection of physical materials in the digital age.

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    The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    Military historian Patrick O’Donnell talked about his book, The Unknowns: The Untold Story of America’s Unknown Soldier and WWI’s Most Decorated Heroes Who Brought Him Home. He chronicled the…

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    LBJ's 1968

    LBJ Presidential Library director Kyle Longley recounted how President Johnson handled the political and social events of 1968; from the Vietnam War to the assassinations of Martin Luther…

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    Researching the USS Indianapolis

    This program was about the critical World War II role -- and ultimately tragic story -- of the USS Indianapolis, which sank in shark-infested waters after it was torpedoed by a Japanese…

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    Civil War-Era Women in the Federal Workforce

    Jessica Ziparo, author of This Grand Experiment, talked about the experiences of women who worked for the federal government during the Civil War. She described the types of jobs they did,…

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    President Nixon's Drug Abuse Initiatives

    Nixon-era officials revisited the administration’s drug abuse initiatives in the early 1970s. They discussed treatment approaches, law enforcement strategies, and President Nixon’s famous…

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    Richard Nixon and the Democratic Congress

    Veterans of Richard Nixon’s White House gathered to talk about the president’s relationship with Congress. As he began his first term in 1969 he faced the opposition party in control of…

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    Civic Education and Engagement

    Panelists discussed the importance of civic engagement in America and described research, public programs and online tools aimed at increasing civic learning for children and adults. This…

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    Citizen Protest Movements and Congress

    Current and former members of Congress and a student and teacher who were present during the school shooting at Marjory Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, discussed citizen movements…

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    Congressional Families and Public Service

    Representatives Russ Carnahan (D-MO) and Donald Manzullo (R-IL) and their wives talked about their experiences in public service and living in the public eye. The two families shared the…

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