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  • Harry S Trumans Little White House
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    Harry S. Truman's Little White House

    Robert Wolz gave a tour of President Harry S. Truman’s Little White House in Key West, Florida. Mr. Wolz showed the house and shared stories of President Truman’s working home. He spoke about the seven U.S.…

    702 views
  • Memoirs of Ulysses S Grant
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    Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

    In the summer of 1885, former President Ulysses S. Grant died in his cottage on Mt. McGregor, located outside of Saratoga Springs. Historian Ben Kemp toured the cabin and talked about Grant’s determination…

    894 views
  • Civilian John Burns at the Battle of Gettysburg
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    Civilian John Burns at the Battle of Gettysburg

    Author Timothy Smith discussed his book, John Burns: "The Hero of Gettysburg", about a local civilian who, despite not being part of either army, decided to fight on the side of the Union…

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  • James Monroes Highland
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    James Monroe's Highland

    Sara Bon-Harper talked about James Monroe’s Highland. America’s fifth president was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, but in 1793 purchased land near Charlottesville, where he built a home he called “Highland.”…

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  • Orchard House and Louisa May Alcott
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    Orchard House and Louisa May Alcott

    Executive Director Jan Turnquist gave a tour of Orchard House, providing a glimpse into the Alcott family’s life in Concord, Massachusetts. Purchased by Amos Bronson Alcott in 1857, Orchard House became the home…

    2,686 views
  • Mourning During the Victorian Era
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    Mourning During the Victorian Era

    Author Bernadette Loeffel-Atkins talked about mourning during the Victorian era. She described the different rituals for men, women, and children when a family member died and how the Civil…

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  • Washington DCs Lafayette Square
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    Washington, D.C.'s Lafayette Square

    Gil Klein talked about his book, Trouble in Lafayette Square: Assassination, Protest & Murder at the White House, in which he shared stories about the dramatic events in the park located…

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  • Former Representative Sue Myrick Oral History Interview
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    Former Representative Sue Myrick Oral History Interview

    Sue Myrick served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1995 to 2013. She was the first Republican woman from North Carolina elected to Congress. In this interview conducted by the U.S.…

    28 views
  • Green Berets at Vietnams A Shau Valley
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    Green Berets at Vietnam's A Shau Valley

    Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins was interviewed by the co-author of his book, A Tiger among Us: A Story of Valor in Vietnam’s A Shau Valley. Sergeant Adkins described how he and sixteen…

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  • Franklin Pierce Manse
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    Franklin Pierce Manse

    Joan Woodhead gave a tour of President Franklin Pierce’s home and talked about the tragedies that marked his life. Franklin Pierce was the 14th President of the United States and the only president from New…

    334 views
  • 1849 Murder at Harvard University
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    1849 Murder at Harvard University

    On November 23rd, 1849, Doctor George Parkman, one of the wealthiest men in Boston, disappeared. He was last seen visiting his Alma mater; Harvard Medical School. Paul Collins, an English…

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  • Civil Unrest and Economic Conditions Before 1968
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    Civil Unrest and Economic Conditions Before 1968

    2018 is the 50th anniversary of the 1968 “Poor People’s Campaign” envisioned by Martin Luther King Jr. to shift the focus of the civil rights movement to economic issues. Reverend King was…

    102 views
  • Jim Wright Special Collections
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    Jim Wright Special Collections

    Jim Wright represented Texas' 12th District for thirty-four years, rising to the speakership in 1987 and eventually resigning because of an ethics investigation. Mary Saffell, senior archivist at Texas Christian…

    109 views
  • emWhy We Fight Prelude to Warem
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    Why We Fight, Prelude to War

    This is the first of seven films in the “Why We Fight” series, covering the outbreak of World War II to the attack on Pearl Harbor. The documentary explores the rise of authoritarianism in Germany, Italy, and…

    89 views
  • AisneMarne Cemetery World War I Memorial Ceremony
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    Aisne-Marne Cemetery World War I Memorial Ceremony

    The U.S. entered World War I in April 1917, but it was a year later when American Army soldiers and Marines saw their first major combat on the Western Front near the town of…

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  • World War I Soldiers and Art in the Trenches
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    World War I Soldiers and Art in the Trenches

    American History TV visited the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum to learn about stone carvings left behind in bunkers and trenches by World War I soldiers and only recently rediscovered. Our…

    552 views
  • World War I Combat Artists
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    World War I Combat Artists

    American History TV visited the National Air & Space Museum to learn about U.S. Army combat artists who were recruited to be part of the American Expeditionary Force in World War I. Our guide was the…

    237 views
  • French World War I Soldiers
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    French World War I Soldiers

    Two U.S. Army veterans portrayed French World War I soldiers in a mock trench. Wearing uniforms and gear from the last two years of the conflict, the soldiers discussed the French…

    268 views
  • German World War I Soldiers
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    German World War I Soldiers

    Three reenactors portraying German World War I soldiers discussed their uniforms, equipment, and the difficulties the common soldier faced. They were participants in a living history event…

    228 views
  • American World War I Soldiers
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    American World War I Soldiers

    Michael McCloskey, a reenactor portraying a World War I American soldier discussed his equipment, the life of the common soldier, and U.S. participation in the Great War. Mr. McCloskey is a…

    157 views
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