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  • Railroad History in Vermont
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    Railroad History in Vermont

    Shelburne Museum Director of Preservation Chip Stulen highlighted items that tell the story of what traveling through Vermont by train would have been like in the early 1900s. The Shelburne Museum offerings…

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  • Steamboat Ticonderoga
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    Steamboat Ticonderoga

    Chip Stulen, director of preservation at the Shelburne Museum, talked about the steamboat’s nearly 50 years of service. The Ticonderoga was the last steamboat to operate on Lake Champlain. C-SPAN’s…

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  • History of Lake Champlain
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    History of Lake Champlain

    Jeff Hindes of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum talked about the lake and its role in war and commerce. Lake Champlain was an essential part of the history and economy of Burlington, Vermont.…

    237 views
  • TSA Administrator David Pekoske Testifies at Homeland Security Hearing
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    Transportation Infrastructure Security

    TSA Administrator David Pekoske testified at a hearing on preventing terrorist attacks against transportation systems. He answered questions from members on several issues, including…

    495 views
  • Portland Observatory
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    Portland Observatory

    Alessa Wylie gave a tour of the Portland Observatory and shows off its views of Portland, Maine. The Portland Observatory is a maritime signal tower built in 1807. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

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  • Hearing Focuses on Highway and Transit Infrastructure Investment
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    Transportation Infrastructure

    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit heard testimony from local stakeholders on transportation infrastructure investment. Witnesses provided various…

    326 views
  • 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…

    444 views
  • Portland Head Light
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    Portland Head Light

    Jeanne Gross talked about the history of Maine’s oldest light house. Portland Head Light was completed in 1791 and guided ships safely into Portland Harbor. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made…

    229 views
  • Washington Journal Representative Paul Mitchell RMI Discusses Tax Reform
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    Representative Paul Mitchell on Tax Reform

    Representative Paul Mitchell (R-MI) talked about tax reform and efforts to overhaul the nation’s air traffic control system.

    279 views
  • Hearing Examines Benefits of SelfDriving Trucks
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    Self-Driving Trucks

    The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held a hearing on the future of self-driving trucks and how federal regulators can promote innovation, competition, and safety in…

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  • emTurn and Jumpem
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    Turn and Jump

    Howard Mansfield talked about his book Howard Mansfield talked about his book Turn and Jump, in which he explains how the railroads invented time zones and their effect on the rest of the country. Measuring…

    313 views
  • emLong Haulem
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    Long Haul

    Finn Murphy talked about his book The Long Haul: A Trucker’s Tales of Life on the Road, in which he discusses his job and the America one sees by traveling the country via its roadways. Mr.…

    972 views
  • Military Aviation in Spokane Washington
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    Military Aviation in Spokane, Washington

    Wes Walton gave a tour of historic Felts Field and talked about Spokane, Washington’s contributions to the development of military aviation. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

    197 views
  • Washington Journal Jacob Fischler Discusses Infrastructure Reform Efforts
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    Jacob Fischler on Infrastructure Reform Efforts

    Jacob Fischler talked about infrastructure reform efforts in Congress and the September 30, 2017, deadline to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

    255 views
  • emRails Around the Thumbem
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    Rails Around the Thumb

    T.J. Gaffney talked about his book Rails Around the Thumb, about the role of railroads in the development of Michigan’s “thumb” region and their impact on Thomas Edison’s life. C-SPAN’s Local Content…

    389 views
  • emAll They Will Call Youem
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    All They Will Call You

    Tim Hernandez talked about his book, All They Will Call You, about the impact of a 1948 plane crash in California that killed 32 people, including 28 Mexican migrant workers being deported by the U.S. government. The names of the…

    750 views
  • emFreedom of the American Roadem
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    Freedom of the American Road

    Henry Ford II introduces this film designed to encourage private citizens and communities to support road improvements and safety. Part of the lobbying campaign that culminated in legislation…

    225 views
  • emGive Yourself the Green Lightem
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    Give Yourself the Green Light

    This 1954 General Motors film encourages citizens to support programs to improve roads and highways. The film begins by depicting traffic jams, unsafe roads, and city congestion, then…

    152 views
  • Teen Road Safety Assessment Results Released
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    Teen Road Safety

    The Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) announced the results of their Teen Road Safety Assessment initiative at the National Press Club. Roadway safety experts,…

    202 views
  • Northern Pacific Railroad
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    Northern Pacific Railroad

    Michael Sullivan talked about how the arrival of the transcontinental railway to Tacoma, Washington, shaped the small, Pacific Northwest town. In 1873, the Northern Pacific Railroad decided to make Tacoma…

    207 views
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