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  • emIsland of Hope Island of Tearsem
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    Island of Hope, Island of Tears

    Island of Hope, Island of Tears is a 1989 documentary that screens every 30 minutes at Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration. Commissioned by the National Park Service, directed by…

    503 views
  • National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
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    National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

    President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree in President’s Park just south of the White House during the National Park Service’s annual ceremony. The event was hosted…

    2,323 views
  • emDreams of Equalityem
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    Dreams of Equality

    The National Park Service commissioned this film for Women’s Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, New York. It presents a recreation of the 1848 Women’s Rights Convention held…

    172 views
  • Understanding Combat and Fallen World War II Soldiers
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    Understanding Combat and Fallen World War II Soldiers

    Professor John McManus presented an illustrated lecture titled, “The Fallen American Soldiers of World War II: Their World of Combat.” This was part of a lecture series marking the 150th…

    378 views
  • American Battlefields as Sacred Ground
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    American Battlefields as Sacred Ground

    Professor Edward Linenthal talked about his book, Sacred Ground: Americans and Their Battlefields, using Little Bighorn Battlefield and the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor as examples.…

    218 views
  • Underground Railroad Conductors
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    Underground Railroad Conductors

    Historians talked about Underground Railroad conductors and spy rings operating between New York, New Jersey, and Maryland. The event was part of the annual National Underground Railroad…

    505 views
  • Piscataway Park
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    Piscataway Park

    Lisa Hayes talked about the history of Piscataway Park, the Native American Piscataway tribal lands, and the visitors' experience. Piscataway Park in Accokeek, Maryland, sits directly across the…

    155 views
  • Behind the TV Series Underground
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    Behind the TV Series "Underground"

    Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, co-creators of WGN America’s television series “Underground,” joined actress Aisha Hinds in a panel discussion about the show’s background and historical…

    578 views
  • Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center Opening Ceremony
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    Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center Opening Ceremony

    State and local officials delivered remarks at the opening ceremony of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center in Dorchester County, Maryland. Speakers commemorated the…

    670 views
  • US Navy Marks 75th Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor
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    Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary Commemoration

    The National Park Service and U.S. Navy hosted a 75th Anniversary Commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii. Admiral Harris delivered the keynote address…

    2,667 views
  • Tour of Pearl Harbor Memorials
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    Pearl Harbor Attack and Memorials

    Daniel Martinez gave a tour of some of the Pearl Harbor attack sites and memorials on the island of Oahu that are part of the National Park Service World War II Valor in the Pacific…

    1,134 views
  • President and First Lady Light National Christmas Tree
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    National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

    President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama lit the national Christmas tree in President’s Park during the National Park Service’s annual ceremony.

    300 views
  • Pearl Harbor Attack Civilian Survivors
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    Pearl Harbor Attack Civilian Survivors

    Civilians talked about their experiences when Pearl Harbor was attacked by the Japanese on December 7, 1941. Topics included what life was like on Oahu before the war. Mr. Martinez moderated. This was a portion of…

    645 views
  • Pearl Harbor Oral Histories Part 2
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    Pearl Harbor Oral Histories, Part 2

    Oral history interviews from civilian and military survivors of the Pearl Harbor attacks of December 7, 1941, recorded by the National Park Service.

    87 views
  • Pearl Harbor Oral Histories Part 1
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    Pearl Harbor Oral Histories, Part 1

    Oral history interviews from civilian and military survivors of the Pearl Harbor attacks of December 7, 1941, recorded by the National Park Service.

    183 views
  • Pearl Harbor Oral Histories Part 4
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    Pearl Harbor Oral Histories, Part 4

    Oral history interviews from civilian and military survivors of the Pearl Harbor attacks of December 7, 1941, recorded by the National Park Service.

    44 views
  • President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama Light the National Christmas Tree
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    National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Full Event

    President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama made remarks at the ceremony to light the National Christmas Tree.

    1,764 views
  • National Park Service Museum Resource Center
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    National Park Service Museum Resource Center

    Bob Sonderman, director of the Museum Resource Center, gave a tour of the football field-sized warehouse which houses roughly 2.5 million archaeological objects from National Park locations…

    986 views
  • Syphax Descendants Interviews
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    Syphax Descendants Interviews

    Craig Syphax and Stephen Hammond, descendants of the Syphax family, talked about their ancestors who were slaves at Arlington House before the Civil War.

    762 views
  • Arlington House Tour
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    Arlington House Tour

    National Park Service ranger Matthew Penrod led a tour of Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, a 19th century mansion situated on the hill above President John F. Kennedy’s grave in…

    1,578 views
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