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  • Women and the Apollo Program
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    Women and the Apollo Program

    Three women shared their experiences working on the Apollo space program, discussing how they overcame challenges and their roles with NASA. This program was hosted by the National Air and…

  • Nixon Administration Foreign Policy
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    Nixon Administration Foreign Policy

    Winston Lord talked about the Nixon administration’s foreign policy approach. He is the author of "Kissinger on Kissinger: Reflections on Diplomacy, Grand Strategy, and Leadership. Mr. Lord…

  • Bear Butte Native American Sacred Mountain
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    Bear Butte Native American Sacred Mountain

    Historian Donovin Sprague talked about the sacred Native American site of Bear Butte, South Dakota. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in…

  • Votes for Women Exhibit
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    "Votes for Women" Exhibit

    Historian Kate Clarke Lemay gave American History TV a guided tour of a National Portrait Gallery exhibit marking the centennial of the 19th Amendment. Using images of early suffrage…

  • Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day OConnors Judicial Impact
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    Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's Judicial Impact

    Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor discussed the legacy and impact of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman nominated to the Supreme Court. This talk was part of an…

  • Harvard History Professor Philip Deloria on Native American Activist Vine Deloria
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    Harvard History Professor Philip Deloria on Native American Activist Vine Deloria

    Philip Deloria talked about the work and activism of his father, Vine Deloria Jr. He described how his father’s work was influential on Native American activism and culture in the 1960s. This…

  • National Native American Veterans Memorial Design
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    National Native American Veterans Memorial Design

    Artist Harvey Pratt shared his vision for the National Native American Veterans memorial in a conversation with Kevin Gover, the director of the National Museum of the American Indian. Mr.…

  • emReport from the Aleutiansem
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    Report from the Aleutians

    This documentary tells the story of the early stages of the Aleutian Islands Campaign during World War II and depicts the harsh weather and living conditions faced by U.S. forces.

  • Battle of Attu
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    Battle of Attu

    Journalist Mark Obmascik talked about his book, The Storm on Our Shores: One Island, Two Soldiers, and the Forgotten Battle of World War II. On May 11, 1943, 12,500 U.S. soldiers landed on…

  • Stratobowl Balloon Flight
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    Stratobowl Balloon Flight

    Reaching a height of over 72,000 feet, the Stratobowl balloon brought back the first images showing the Earth’s curvature. Corey Christianson, administration, exhibits, and curation coordinator at the…

  • Rapid City Flood of 1972
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    Rapid City Flood of 1972

    Regarded as the worst recorded flood in South Dakota’s history, the 1972 flood would alter the look of Rapid City and help change how the federal government responds to natural disasters. Corey Christianson,…

  • emHunger Blockadeem
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    Hunger Blockade

    The U.S. Office of Military Government for occupied West Germany produced this film to tell the story of the Berlin airlift from Germany’s perspective. Originally in German, this English…

  • Berlin Airlift 70th Anniversary
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    Berlin Airlift 70th Anniversary

    From June 26, 1948 to May 12, 1949, the Soviet Union blockaded West Berlin, Germany, preventing shipments of food, heating fuel, and other necessary goods. This program marked the 70th…

  • emOperation Vittlesem
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    Operation Vittles

    This U.S. Air Force film nominated for an Academy Award tells the story of the Berlin Airlift, one of the opening events of the Cold War.

  • Secret Service Agent Rufus Youngblood
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    Secret Service Agent Rufus Youngblood

    Rebecca Vaughn talked about her father Rufus Youngblood and the 20 years he served as a Secret Service agent during the administration’s of Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B.…

  • Battle of Hrtgen Forest 75th Anniversary
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    Battle of Hürtgen Forest 75th Anniversary

    The National World War II Museum hosted a conversation with author Chris Hartley about his book, The Lost Soldier: The Ordeal of a World War II GI from the Home Front to the Hürtgen…

  • National History Day  Dimes over Disease
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    National History Day - "Dimes over Disease"

    Three students from Classical Scholars school in Mills River, North Carolina perform in the National History Day competition in College Park, Maryland. Their topic was the March of Dimes…

  • Invention of Rum
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    Invention of Rum

    Widener University History Professor Jordan Smith talked about the invention of rum and its impact on the Atlantic world during the 17th and 18th centuries. This interview was recorded at…

  • Arlington Cemetery Dedication of USS Thresher Memorial
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    Arlington Cemetery Dedication of USS Thresher Memorial

    USS Thresher was a nuclear-powered submarine which broke up underwater on April 10, 1963 approximately 220 miles east of Boston. All 129 people on board died: 16 officers, 96 enlisted men,…

  • emThe Whole World is Watchingem
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    The Whole World is Watching

    This film by the Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Department documents a series of anti-Vietnam War actions by about 45,000 protesters in 1971. Blocking access to government buildings and disrupting traffic,…

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