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    Robert E. Lee and Virginia

    James “Bud” Robertson talks about Robert E. Lee’s ties to Virginia and the various military campaigns throughout the state during the Civil War. He also compared General Lee’s life after the war to other generals…

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    Immigration Policy Since 1965

    University of Texas at Austin professor Madeline Hsu taught a class about the 1965 Immigration Act and current immigration demographics. She described how the number and country of origin…

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    Tenement Museum

    Kira Garcia talked about New York City’s Lower East Side Tenement Museum, including an exhibit on how immigrant families coped with poverty and crowded conditions in the 19th and early 20th…

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    Early 20th Century Nativism and Immigration

    University of North Florida Professor David Courtwright taught a class about changes in immigration demographics and the rise of nativism in the early 20th century.

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    Open Arms

    This 1980 film on immigration was directed by Robert Newman and funded by the United Church Board for Homeland Ministries, which was associated with the United Church of Christ. It includes…

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    U.S. Immigration Policy Since 1924 Law

    Author Jia Lynn Yang discussed her book One Mighty and Irresistible Tide, which looks at the evolution of U.S. policy since the Immigration Act of 1924. Ms. Yang examined the racial,…

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    Ellis Island Immigration Museum

    Peter Urban gave a tour of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum in New York City and showed how some 12 million immigrants were processed in the facility. The tour included archival…

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    The President Will See You Now

    Peggy Grande, who worked for former President Ronald Reagan after he left the White House and returned to California, talked about her book The President Will See You Now: My Stories and Lessons from…

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    No Higher Honor

    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice talked about her life and career, including her tenure in the Bush administration, where she served as national security adviser from 2001 to 2005…

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    JFK and the Reagan Revolution

    Lawrence Kudlow and Brian Domitrovic talked about their book JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity, in which they examine the conservative economic initiatives of…

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    Women's History

    Efforts to build a National Women’s History Museum in Washington, D.C., have been underway for more than 20 years. It currently exists as an online museum and offers local walking tours focused…

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    "Votes for Women" Exhibit, Part 2

    Historian Kate Clarke Lemay gave a guided tour of a National Portrait Gallery exhibit marking the centennial of the 19th Amendment. Starting with the 1913 suffrage parade in Washington,…

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    "Votes for Women" Exhibit, Part 1

    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…

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    "Rightfully Hers, American Women and the Vote" Exhibit

    Curator Corinne Porter gave American History TV a guided tour of a National Archives exhibit marking the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which guarantees women the right to vote.

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    Fashioning the New Woman, 1890-1925

    Curator Alden O’Brien gave a group a tour of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum exhibit, “Fashioning the New Woman: 1890 to 1925,” which detailed how women’s clothing changed as…

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    Women in Congress, Part 2

    House of Representatives historian Matthew Wasniewski and Curator Farar Elliott presented artifacts and photographs related to and talked about the history of women in the U.S. House of…

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    Women in Congress, Part 1

    House of Representatives historian Matthew Wasniewski and Curator Farar Elliott presented artifacts and photographs related to and talked about the history of women in the U.S. House of…

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    Whoever You Are

    This film shows national examples of racial violence and prejudice, then highlights a New York City school program promoting dialogue and racial and religious tolerance. The Library of…

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    Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

    Angela Crenshaw, a ranger with the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park, talked about the life of escaped slave, abolitionist, Civil War spy, and suffragist Harriet Tubman. The…

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    Green Hill Plantation

    Saving Slave Houses project founder Jobie Hill visited the former Green Hill plantation with a team of preservationists and 3D scanning technicians to document several existing structures…

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