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  • History of State Department Building
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    History of State Department Building

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  • US Diplomacy Center Museum Collections Part 2
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    U.S. Diplomacy Center Museum Collections, Part 2

    A curator and a historian from the State Department’s U.S. Diplomacy Center used a selection of artifacts from their collection of more than 7,000 to tell the diplomatic history of the…

    176 views
  • Arch Street Meeting House
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    Arch Street Meeting House

    Lynne Calamia gave a tour of the Arch Street Friends Meeting House in Philadelphia. It has been a location of religious worship since 1696, and the land for the meeting house was deeded by…

    455 views
  • Jeffersons Bible
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    Jefferson's Bible

    The work of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History Paper Conservation Laboratory project to preserve the “Jefferson Bible” was shown. In his retirement years Thomas Jefferson…

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  • St Johns Church Church of the Presidents
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    St. John's Church, Church of the Presidents

    St. John’s Church on Lafayette Square near the White House was built in 1816 and designed by U.S. Capitol architect Benjamin Latrobe. St. John’s is known as the “Church of the Presidents,”…

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  • World War I and American Art
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    World War I and American Art

    Art and film historian David Lubin describes many of the images featured in his book, Grand Illusions: American Art & the First World War.

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  • Discussion on News Reports on President Lincolns Assassination
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    Lincoln Assassination News Reports

    Carrie Chistofferson talked about the Newseum exhibit of New York Herald special editions published on April 14-15, 1865, which show how the news unfolded after President Lincoln was shot.…

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  • National World War I Museum and Memorial Part 3
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    National World War I Museum and Memorial, Part 3

    Lora Vogt showed World War I uniforms and gas masks from the National World War I Museum and Memorial’s collection. The National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri,…

    189 views
  • US Diplomacy Center Museum Collections Part 1
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    U.S. Diplomacy Center Museum Collections, Part 1

    A curator and a historian from the State Department’s U.S. Diplomacy Center used a selection of artifacts from their collection of more than 7,000 to tell the diplomatic history of the…

    267 views
  • 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.

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  • BO Railroad Museum
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    B&O Railroad Museum

    American History TV visited the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad Museum to look at examples of historic railroad equipment, including stagecoaches and wagons used on the National Road, and…

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  • Open Phones on the Reconstruction
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    Open Phones on the Reconstruction

    Northwestern University professor Kate Masur took viewer calls about the constitutional, economic, and social changes in the Reconstruction era after the Civil War.

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  • Open Phones on Watergate and the Rise of Partisanship
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    Open Phones on Watergate and the Rise of Partisanship

    John Lawrence, author of The Class of '74: Congress after Watergate and the Roots of Partisanship, took viewer calls about the political polarization that emerged after Watergate and the…

    219 views
  • Open Phones on the Kerner Report
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    Open Phones on the Kerner Report

    Harvard University professor Elizabeth Hinton talked about the Kerner Report and the government’s response to poverty and crime in the 1960s. President Lyndon Johnson established the…

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  • Open Phones on Civil Rights in 1968
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    Open Phones on Civil Rights in 1968

    American University history professor Ibram Kendi took viewer calls about civil rights in 1968.

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  • 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…

    1,357 views
  • emOn the Firing Line with the Germansem
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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…

    1,420 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…

    985 views
  • BO Railroad and the Civil War
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    B&O Railroad and the Civil War

    Daniel Toomey toured the the historic roundhouse building of the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. The museum was marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with the…

    1,237 views
  • 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…

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