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    Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Legal and Judicial Legacy

    The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History presented its “Great Americans Medal” to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The posthumous award honored her legal and judicial career as…

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    The Work of Preserving Emmett Till's Memory

    The National Museum of American History hosted a discussion on maintaining the historical legacy of Emmett Till. This program features Reverend Wheeler Parker, who is Till’s cousin, U.S.…

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    Anthea Hartig on Women's Suffrage and 19th Amendment's Centennial

    In commemoration of the 19th Amendment’s centennial, Smithsonian National Museum of American History director Anthea Hartig took questions about the long campaign to win women the vote, the struggle…

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    Jim Jones and Jonestown

    Panelists talked about the Peoples Temple, its leader Jim Jones, and the community called Jonestown he established in Guyana. In 1978, more than 900 Americans died in Jonestown from cyanide…

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    History of Yosemite National Park

    Jen Huntley talked about the history of the Yosemite Grant Act and the birth of Yosemite as a National Park. The Yosemite Grant Act, signed by President Abraham Lincoln, was the first land grant…

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    California Historical Society, Part 2

    California Historical Society Executive Director Anthea Hartig visited the official society, and spoke about the history of San Francisco while presenting a selection of photographs and…

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    California Historical Society, Part 1

    California Historical Society Executive Director Anthea Hartig visited the official society, and spoke about the exhibit, “Curating the Bay,” which explored the history of the waters and…

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    History of the Golden Gate Bridge

    A symposium was held to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Golden Gate Bridge. Topics included the background of the area before the bridge was built, details of its construction, and its…

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