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  • Painting of American Loyalist James DeLancey
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    Painting of American Loyalist James DeLancey

    The Society of the Cincinnati’s deputy director and curator Emily Parsons displayed a recently acquired portrait painting of American loyalist Col. James DeLancey in his British uniform. Ms.…

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  • Congressional Papers of US Representative George Brown Jr
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    Congressional Papers of U.S. Representative George Brown Jr.

    The George Brown papers document the life and career of Congressman George E. Brown, Jr. Brown represented the Inland Empire area of Southern California in the U.S. Congress for nearly 30 years and was…

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  • Woodrow Wilsons Vision for Global Relations
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    Woodrow Wilson's Vision for Global Relations

    In 1968, Congress created the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. as the nation’s memorial to President Woodrow Wilson. To mark the center’s 50th anniversary, foreign policy experts considered how…

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  • Stax Museum of American Soul Music
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    Stax Museum of American Soul Music

    Established in 1957, Stax Records became synonymous with Memphis and southern soul music with acts such as Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, and the Staples Singers. Executive Director Jeff Kollath tells the story…

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  • Anthony Kennedy as the Median Justice
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    Anthony Kennedy as the Median Justice

    From an all-day conference on retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, law professors discussed the significance of Kennedy’s role as a deciding vote in major Supreme Court decisions.…

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  • African Americans in Early 1900s Los Angeles
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    African Americans in Early 1900s Los Angeles

    At the turn of the 20th century, African Americans moved to Los Angeles for jobs, community, and the promise of equality. Marne Campbell, author of Making Black Los Angeles: Class, Gender,…

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  • Justice Kennedys Views on Federalism and Separation of Powers
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    Justice Kennedy's Views on Federalism and Separation of Powers

    Georgia State University hosted this conference on retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. In this session, law professors discussed his views on the division of power between the…

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  • Tour of Riverside California
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    Tour of Riverside, California

    Author and historian Vince Moses gave a tour of Riverside, California. He provided highlights of the city and some of its unique locations. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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  • Conversation on Womens Rights
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    Conversation on Women's Rights

    The National Commission on the Observance of International Women’s Year 1975 sponsored this conversation with Rep. Martha Griffith (D-Michigan), Rep. Patsy Mink (D-Hawaii) and Wendy Ross of the U.S. Information Service.…

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  • Mayor Strickland on Memphis Tennessee
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    Mayor Strickland on Memphis, Tennessee

    Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland talks about the history and politics of the city. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Memphis, Tennessee, from…

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  • Continental Army at Valley Forge
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    Continental Army at Valley Forge

    Co-authors Bob Drury and Tom Clavin talked about their book. Valley Forge, and described how the defeated and demoralized Continental Army lasted through the harsh winter of 1777 and 1778 while…

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  • Archives at Elvis Presleys Graceland
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    Archives at Elvis Presley's Graceland

    The archives at Elvis Presley’s Graceland contain over 1.5 million artifacts from the singer’s personal life and music career. Archivist Angie Marchese showcased some of their more unique items.…

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  • US Army World War I Exhibit
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    U.S. Army World War I Exhibit

    We toured the “Good-Bye Broadway, Hello France” centennial exhibit at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center with curator Kaleb Dissinger. The exhibit tells the story of U.S. involvement in…

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  • Populist Politics and Politicians in American History
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    Populist Politics and Politicians in American History

    A conservative scholar and a liberal historian explored the concept of populism and its role in the history of American politics. In an event titled, “The Promise and Perils of Populism,”…

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  • Native American Artifacts
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    Native American Artifacts

    The Riverside Metropolitan Museum’s Rumsey Collection provides a look into the local Native American culture in Riverside, California. Robyn Peterson, Riverside Metropolitan Museum director, showed several…

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  • Experience of Being Arrested in US History
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    Experience of Being Arrested in U.S. History

    Kent State University Professor Elaine Frantz taught a class about the experience of being arrested from the 1850s to the present day. She examined what groups were most likely to be…

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  • US Army Womens Museum Reopening Ceremony
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    U.S. Army Women's Museum Reopening Ceremony

    This ceremony commemorated the reopening of the U.S. Army Women’s Museum in Fort Lee, Virginia.  Visitors there find the stories of women who have served their country since the…

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  • Female Civil War Soldiers
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    Female Civil War Soldiers

    Public historians Diane Eickhoff and Aaron Barnhart explored the stories of women who defied cultural norms to fight in the Civil War. They also described women’s wartime work as nurses,…

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  • 1770 Boston Massacre Reconsidered
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    1770 Boston Massacre Reconsidered

    University of Utah history professor Eric Hinderaker revisited the events of the Boston Massacre and attempted to determine what really happened on March 5, 1770. He is the author of…

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  • emThe Rebellious Life of Mrs Rosa Parksem
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    The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

    Jeanne Theoharis, political science professor at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, talked about her book, The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, in which she recounts the late…

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