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  • 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,…

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  • 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…

    158 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…

    519 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…

    848 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…

    176 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…

    167 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…

    190 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.

    692 views
  • 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…

    268 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…

    325 views
  • 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.

    509 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…

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  • 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…

    827 views
  • General Lees Headquarters at Gettysburg
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    General Lee's Headquarters at Gettysburg

    Jim Lighthizer and Garry Adelman gave a tour of Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s Gettysburg headquarters and talked about the property’s history and restoration. The Civil War Trust, a…

    1,840 views
  • History of Union Station
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    History of Union Station

    Union Station Redevelopment Corporation president and CEO Beverley Swaim-Staley gave a tour of the station and talked about its history. Architect John Bowie also talked about the original…

    598 views
  • Museum of the American Revolution Archaeology
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    Museum of the American Revolution Archaeology

    Rebecca Yamin and Scott Stephenson showed a selection of artifacts discovered during the construction of the new museum in Philadelphia. The objects were excavated from a former privy pit…

    820 views
  • Second Bank Portrait Gallery
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    Second Bank Portrait Gallery

    Karie Diethorn gave a tour of the portrait gallery of the Second Bank of the United States and showed a selection of works by Charles Willson Peale. Located between the Museum of the…

    267 views
  • Discussion on the Museum of the American Revolution
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    Museum of the American Revolution, Part 1

    Director of Collections Scott Stephenson talked about the Museum of the American Revolution, which is scheduled to open near Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia in early…

    1,048 views
  • Legacy of Slavery at Universities
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    Legacy of Slavery at Universities

    Historian Leslie Harris talked about African American access to higher education in the 20th century. and the relationship between slavery and colleges and universities.

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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…

    1,103 views
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