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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

    350 views
  • 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…

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  • 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…

    287 views
  • 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…

    144 views
  • 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…

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  • 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.

    673 views
  • 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…

    887 views
  • 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…

    245 views
  • 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…

    984 views
  • National World War I Museum and Memorial Part 2
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    National World War I Museum and Memorial, Part 2

    Doran Cart gave a tour of the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City and spoke about objects related to America’s role in what was then called the “Great War.” The United…

    400 views
  • Smithsonian Institution Castle
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    Smithsonian Institution Castle

    Richard Stamm and Steve Berry gave a tour and talked about the history of the Smithsonian Castle, which was completed in 1855. The tour visited several spaces that are not open to the public,…

    487 views
  • Log Cabin Republicans
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    Log Cabin Republicans

    Historian Clayton Howard talked about the Log Cabin Republicans, a conservative group founded in the 1970s to advocate for LGBT equality within the party. He was interviewed at the…

    192 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…

    194 views
  • Jamon Jordan on the 1967 Detroit Riots
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    Jamon Jordan on the 1967 Detroit Riots

    Detroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on July 23, 1967. Mr. Jordan described the causes and events of the uprising, which led to 43…

    553 views
  • Franklin D Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

    Curator Herman Eberhardt gave a tour of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum’s permanent exhibit dedicated to President Roosevelt’s four terms in office during the…

    195 views
  • The National Road
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    The National Road

    Historian Hilary Miller talked about about the National Road, the first federally-funded highway in the U.S., and how it united the east coast and the frontier. She was interviewed at the…

    199 views
  • Museum of the American Revolution
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    Museum of the American Revolution

    Staff from the new Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia showcased exhibits and artifacts and responded to viewer comments and questions. The museum opened in April 2017.

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  • African American Soldiers During World War I
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    African American Soldiers During World War I

    Historian Adriane Lentz-Smith talked about African American involvment in World War I. She spoke about how their military service exposed the racial tensions of the time. This interview…

    306 views
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