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    Franco-American and Dutch-American Intelligence Exchanges

    Historians talked about how U.S. intelligence agencies cooperated with their French and Dutch counterparts to promote regional security and prevent the spread of Communism in the early Cold War. This…

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    U.S. Mobilization for World War I

    Professor Paul Kennedy talked about how the U.S. mobilized its industry and the military to fight in World War I. Professor Kennedy paid particular attention to stories from New York City and discussed its…

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    Cold War Espionage in Eastern Europe

    Historians talked about intelligence gathering and espionage in Eastern Europe, especially during the early Cold War, and how the Allies countered Communist propaganda. This event was part of a…

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    Washington and Hamilton

    Historians talked about the relationship between Alexander Hamilton and George Washington. They spoke about Thomas Jefferson’s opposition to Hamilton’s Federalist Party platform and how…

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    Harriet Tubman's Life and Legacy

    Catherine Clinton talked about her book, Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom. She spoke about Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery, her role as a conductor on the Underground Railroad, and…

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    Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center Opening Ceremony

    State and local officials delivered remarks at the opening ceremony of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center in Dorchester County, Maryland. Speakers commemorated the…

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    Museum of the American Revolution Archaeology

    Rebecca Yamin and Scott Stephenson showed a selection of artifacts discovered during the construction of the new museum in Philadelphia. The objects were excavated from a former privy pit…

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    Public History and Museum Exhibits

    Richard Rabinowitz talked about his lifelong interest in public history, museums, and historic sites. The conversation focused on Mr. Rabinowitz’s book, Curating America: Journey’s Through…

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    Caretakers of America's Treasures

    Smithsonian Secretary David Skorton, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, and Archivist of the United States David Ferriero participated in a roundtable discussion. They talked about their…

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    Memorial Museums and Memory

    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum director Sara Bloomfield spoke with Alice Greenwald, president and CEO of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City. They talked…

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    Freedmen During Reconstruction

    Historians talked about what life was like for Freedmen after the Civil War and the overall successes and failures of Reconstruction. They spoke about educational opportunities, land…

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    Abraham Lincoln and Immigration

    Harold Holzer talked about Abraham Lincoln’s views on immigration policy and immigrant groups in America. He described Lincoln’s efforts to court the German-American vote early in his…

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    Reconstruction After Lincoln's Assassination

    Frank Williams talked about politics and culture after President Lincoln’s assassination and the Reconstruction Era that followed. This talk was part of the annual Lincoln Forum Symposium.…

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    Johnston and Sherman's April 1865 Meeting

    Craig Symonds and John Marszalek talked about the April 1865 meeting between Union General William Sherman and Confederate General Joseph Johnston, where Johnston surrendered the last major Confederate…

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    American History TV in San Jose, California

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in San Jose, California, from February 4-10 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    World War I 100th Anniversary Ceremony

    The United States World War I Centennial Commission hosted a program from the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri, marking the 100th anniversary of America’s…

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    Miller Center and the First Year Project

    Presidential historians Bill Antholis, Barbara Perry, and William Hitchcock offered advice to President Donald Trump for his first year in office. The Miller Center is a non-partisan academic group…

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    American History TV in Charlottesville, Virginia

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Charlottesville, Virginia, from March 18-24 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the…

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    On the Firing Line with the Germans

    Two World War I film scholars and two Library of Congress preservationists described how this film was rediscovered and restored by the Library of Congress. The entire film was then shown…

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    Ideals of the Founding Fathers

    David McCullough talked about how the founders, particularly John Adams, valued education, viewed slavery, and persevered in the face of hardship. Mr. McCullough then spoke about how these…

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