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  • Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia
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    Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia

    Museum founder and director David Pilgrim and museum educator Cyndi Tiedt show a selection of artifacts from their collections and argue that ordinary objects have dehumanized African…

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  • Jacob Riis Exhibit
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    Jacob Riis Exhibit

    Cheryl Regan and Barbara Bair gave a tour of the “Jacob Riis: Revealing 'How the Other Half Lives'” exhibit at the Library of Congress. The exhibit is sponsored by both the Library of Congress…

    1,156 views
  • Washington Journal Robert Mann Discusses History of Presidential Campaign Commercials
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    Robert Mann on the History of Presidential Campaign Commercials

    Robert Mann, professor at Louisiana State University’s School of Mass Communication and the author of Daisy Petals and Mushroom Clouds: LBJ, Barry Goldwater, and the Ad That Changed American Politics talked…

    790 views
  • John F Kennedys Life in Photos
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    John F. Kennedy's Life in Photos

    Lawrence Schiller talked about the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s collection of dozens of images that chronicle the life of President John F. Kennedy. President Kennedy was born on May…

    449 views
  • Washington Journal Barbara Perry Discusses 60th Anniversary of the KennedyNixon Debates
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    Barbara Perry on the 60th Anniversary of the Kennedy-Nixon Debates

    University of Virginia Miller Center Presidential Studies Director Barbara Perry talked about the 60th anniversary of the Kennedy-Nixon debates, the first televised U.S. presidential…

    559 views
  • Declaration of Independence and the Constitutional Convention
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    Declaration of Independence and the Constitutional Convention

    National Park Service Park Ranger Matthew Ifill tells the story of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitutional Convention from the room inside Independence Hall where the events…

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  • Segregation Through Freedom Exhibits
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    Segregation Through Freedom Exhibits

    National Museum of African American History and Culture senior curator William Pretzer gave a tour of exhibits that cover the period from 1877 through the Civil Rights era.

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  • Slavery and Freedom Exhibit
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    Slavery and Freedom Exhibit

    Museum specialist and co-curator Mary Elliott gave a tour of the “Slavery & Freedom: 1400-1877” exhibit at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

    2,095 views
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    On the Firing Line with the Germans

    Two World War I film scholars and two Library of Congress preservationists described how this film was rediscovered and restored by the Library of Congress. The entire film was then shown…

    1,948 views
  • Dwight D Eisenhower Memorial
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    Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial

    We see the new Frank Gehry designed park and memorial to the 34th president, Dwight David Eisenhower, which occupies a four-acre location near the U.S. Capitol and the Smithsonian’s…

    424 views
  • Newseum Tet Offensive Exhibit
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    Newseum Tet Offensive Exhibit

    We visited the Newseum in Washington, DC to tour an exhibit on the Vietnam War’s Tet Offensive and the Battle of Hue, where some of the most intense fighting of the campaign took place. We…

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  • National Museum of the American Indian Photo Collections
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    National Museum of the American Indian Photo Collections

    The National Museum of the American Indian’s Michelle Anne Delaney traced photography’s evolution while describing a selection of the museum’s images of Native Americans. She also…

    314 views
  • Discussion on Color Photographs from the 1930s and 1940
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    1930s-40s Color Photographs, Part 2

    During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government’s Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about…

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  • Discussion on Color Photographs from the 1930s and 1940s
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    1930s-40s Color Photographs, Part 1

    During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government’s Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about…

    1,336 views
  • Flight 93 National Memorial
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    Flight 93 National Memorial

    National Park Service Ranger Adam Shaffer gave a tour of the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. He spoke about the hijacked jet that crashed in a remote field on…

    3,254 views
  • Ellis Island Immigration Museum
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    Ellis Island Immigration Museum

    Peter Urban gave a tour of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum in New York City and showed how some 12 million immigrants were processed in the facility. The tour included archival…

    2,829 views
  • Washington Journal Colleen Shogan Discusses the Ratification of the 19th Amendment
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    Colleen Shogan on the Ratification of the 19th Amendment

    Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission Co-Chair Colleen Shogan talked about the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, when Tennessee became the 36th and last state needed…

    1,021 views
  • 75th Anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings
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    75th Anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings

    August 9 marks 75 years since the U.S. dropped a second atomic bomb on Japan, devastating the city of Nagasaki three days after the first attack on Hiroshima. Japanese Emperor Hirohito announced Japan’s…

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  • Hiroshima Nagasaki and End of World War II
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    Hiroshima, Nagasaki and End of World War II

    August 6 marks the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, with the U.S. dropping a second atomic bomb on Nagasaki three days later. Japanese Emperor Hirohito announced Japan’s unconditional…

    1,405 views
  • American Artifacts History of Women in Congress
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    Women in Congress, Part 2

    House of Representatives historian Matthew Wasniewski and Curator Farar Elliott presented artifacts and photographs related to and talked about the history of women in the U.S. House of…

    424 views
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