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  • US Army Photographers in Vietnam
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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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  • Historian Harlow Giles Unger Discusses Life of Benjamin Rush
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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…

    647 views
  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Speaks at National Archives Naturalization Ceremony
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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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  • emLBJs 1968em
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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…

    394 views
  • The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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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…

    339 views
  • US Women Soldiers During World War I
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    U.S. Women Soldiers During World War I

    Elizabeth Cobbs talked about the women who served overseas as telephone operators in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War I. She also spoke about how their service affected the…

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  • World War I Combat Artists
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    World War I Combat Artists

    Archives volunteer Jan Hodges showed drawings by eight World War I combat artists. The National Archives in College Park, Maryland, houses hundreds of photos of artwork created during World…

    493 views
  • Richard Nixons 1968 Victory
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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…

    343 views
  • Vietnam Wars Legacy for Younger Vietnamese
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    Vietnam War's Legacy for Younger Vietnamese

    A group of Vietnamese and Vietnamese Americans presented views on the legacy of the Vietnam War for younger generations, and how it continues to affect their lives. Panelists included a…

    72 views
  • Aftermath of the Vietnam War
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    Aftermath of the Vietnam War

    Five Vietnamese-Americans who experienced the Vietnam War, an Army veteran, and a CIA veteran of the war, discussed the aftermath of the conflict. Panelists talked about why South Vietnam…

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  • American and Vietnamese Wartime Perspectives
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    American and Vietnamese Wartime Perspectives

    A panel of scholars and authors looked at the Vietnam War from the American, North and South Vietnamese perspectives. Topics include South Vietnamese nationalism, why American intervention…

    141 views
  • Supreme Court Justices PreCivil War and Slavery
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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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  • Green Berets at Vietnams A Shau Valley
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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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  • emWe Fewem
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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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  • emBefore the Falloutem
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    Before the Fallout

    Diana Preston talked about her book Before The Fallout: From Marie Curie to Hiroshima, published by Walker and Company. On December 26, 1898, Marie Curie announced the discovery of radium and observed that…

    509 views
  • Citizen Protest Movements and Congress
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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…

    160 views
  • Remembering Vietnam Tour
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    "Remembering Vietnam" Tour

    American History TV toured the National Archives exhibit “Remembering Vietnam,” the first comprehensive display there on the war. Vietnam War veteran and Archivist of the United States…

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  • Robert E Lees Treason and War Crimes Indictment
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    Robert E. Lee's Treason and War Crimes Indictment

    Author and historian John Reeves discussed his book, The Lost Indictment of Robert E. Lee, which recounts the June 1865 indictment against the General Lee and other Confederate leaders for…

    1,242 views
  • President Nixons Drug Abuse Initiatives
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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…

    124 views
  • Naval History of World War II
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    Naval History of World War II

    U.S. Naval Academy historian emeritus Craig Symonds talked about his book, World War II at Sea: A Global History. Professor Symonds discussed the strategies and battles that took place on a…

    668 views
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