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    Role of the First Lady

    White House social secretaries who worked in the Johnson, Ford, Clinton, Bush, and Obama administrations talked about various national programs promoted by first ladies, including Lady Bird…

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    Civil War Sesquicentennial Congressional Briefing

    A group representing a coalition of 14 national organizations held a congressional briefing on legislation to establish a National Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission to coordinate events…

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    Lincoln and Obama Presidencies

    Harold Holzer spoke about how President Barack Obama used President Abraham Lincoln as an inspiration and he talked about parallels between the histories of the two presidents. He talked about the purpose of…

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    History of New York City

    Mike Wallace talked about how the history of today would be interpreted in the future and making history a vital piece of current education. He talked about the history of the preservation of public…

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    Massacre at Camp Grant

    Chip Colwell-Chathaphonh talked about his book Massacre at Camp Grant: Forgetting and Remembering Apache History (University of Arizona Press; May 17, 2007). In his book he discusses a forgotten…