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  • Liljenquist Civil War Photographs
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    Liljenquist Civil War Photographs

    Tom Liljenquist and his sons, Jason, Brandon, and Christian began collecting Civil War ambrotype and tintype photographs of ordinary soldiers in the mid-1990s. In 2010, the family donated more than 700…

  • Henry Fords Garage and Childhood Home
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    Henry Ford's Garage and Childhood Home

    Historic structures curator Jim Johnson gave a tour of the garage where Henry Ford built his first car, the quadricycle, and Ford’s childhood home, where he was born in 1863. Both buildings…

  • Presidential Vehicles
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    Presidential Vehicles

    Transportation curator Matt Anderson gave a tour of the presidential vehicles collection at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn, Michigan. He showed cars that…

  • White House Stonemasons
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    White House Stonemasons

    William Seale talked about the stonemasons who built the mansion’s 18th century outer walls and who were the craftsmen behind its decorative stone carvings. The stonemasons included Scottish…

  • Green Hill Plantation
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    Green Hill Plantation

    Saving Slave Houses project founder Jobie Hill visited the former Green Hill plantation with a team of preservationists and 3D scanning technicians to document several existing structures…

  • Saving Slave Houses Project
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    Saving Slave Houses Project

    Preservationist Jobie Hill gave a tour of the Brandon Plantation in southern Virginia and talked about her Saving Slave Houses project and the work of Trimble Inc. to create laser scans of…

  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Collection
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    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Collection

    Janet Donlin presented a selection of objects left at the Vietnam Memorial Wall, including letters, photographs, artwork, and medals. The collection includes about 400,000 items, all stored…

  • Senator John McCain Reflects on Vietnam War Experience
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    Senator John McCain Interview

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) talks about the 50th anniversary of his being shot down over North Vietnam as a Navy flier and the war’s impact on his life and the country. Senator McCain was…

  • Forum Examines State of Vietnam War in 1967
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    State of the War in 1967

    Historians Mark Atwood Lawrence of the University of Texas at Austin and Lien-Hang Nguyen of Columbia University responded to viewer calls and tweets about the state of the Vietnam War in 1967,…

  • 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…

  • Railroads and Rail Cars
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    Railroads and Rail Cars

    Transportation curator Matt Anderson gave a tour of the railroad exhibit at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan, and talked about the progression of American rail from the early…

  • Jacksons Flank Attack at Chancellorsville
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    Jackson's Flank Attack at Chancellorsville

    Frank O’Reilly and Beth Parnicza led a tour through the Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville and spoke about General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s flank attack. The Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville was…

  • Don Carleton Oral History Interview
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    Don Carleton Oral History Interview

    Don Carleton, executive director of the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin, described the Center’s photojournalism collection. He also discussed…

  • Little Rock Central High School Tour
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    Little Rock Central High School Tour

    Spirit Trickey, a National Park Service ranger, gave a tour of Little Rock Central High School, a national historic site. Her mother, Minnijean Brown, was one of “The Little Rock Nine,” the…

  • Color Films of President Hoover
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    Color Films of President Hoover

    Lynn Smith spoke by phone about the color home movies belonging to President Herbert Hoover and first lady Lou Hoover that Ms. Smith recently discovered in the collection of the Herbert Hoover Presidential…

  • AHTV Looks Back at the 1967 Detroit Riots
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    1967 Detroit Riots

    American History TV presented live coverage from the Detroit Free Press newsroom to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit riots. Over five days in July, 5,000 federal troops were called in, 43…

  • Statue of Liberty National Monument
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    Statue of Liberty National Monument

    National Park Service Ranger Chris Mullin gave a tour of Liberty Island and talked about the history of the Statue of Liberty.

  • National World War I Museum and Memorial Part 1
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    National World War I Museum and Memorial, Part 1

    Matthew Naylor gave a tour of and talked about the National World War I Museum and Memorial, built to preserve the history of what was at the time called “The Great War” and to honor the…

  • St Elizabeths Hospital
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    St. Elizabeths Hospital

    Sarah Leavitt gave a tour of the National Building Museum exhibition that explores the architecture and history of St. Elizabeths Hospital. Opened in 1855 and originally named the…

  • George Washingtons Distillery
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    George Washington's Distillery

    An authentic working replica of George Washington’s distillery and gristmill were reconstructed on the original foundations at Mount Vernon. Whiskey and other spirits are made there as it was…

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