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  • Americas Story in Portraits
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    America's Story in Portraits

    American History TV visited the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., which first opened its doors in 1968. To mark its 50th anniversary, director Kim Sajet showed 12…

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  • Cold War Museum
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    Cold War Museum

    Founder Gary Powers, Jr. gave a tour of the Cold War Museum in Warrenton, Virginia, built on a former U.S. Army communication base that was used by the National Security Agency, CIA, and…

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  • US Army Medical Advances
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    U.S. Army Medical Advances

    We toured the U.S. Army Medical Department Museum at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio to see several advances made by Army medics in the past 200 years. Director George Wunderlich showed us…

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  • 1876 Synagogue in Washington DC
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    1876 Synagogue in Washington, D.C.

    American History TV toured the interior of the oldest synagogue in Washington, D.C, which contains artifacts related to Jewish history. The 1876 building was moved 800 feet to be…

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  • Americans and the Holocaust Exhibit Part 2
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    "Americans and the Holocaust" Exhibit, Part 2

    In the second of a two-part program, curator Daniel Greene gave a tour of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum exhibit which uses films, artifacts, and documents to explore how the U.S. public and…

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  • Newseum Tet Offensive Exhibit
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    Newseum Tet Offensive Exhibit

    We visited the Newseum in Washington, DC to tour an exhibit on the Vietnam War’s Tet Offensive and the Battle of Hue, where some of the most intense fighting of the campaign took place. We…

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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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  • Cars in America From World War II to the 1980s
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    Cars in America From World War II to the 1980s

    In the second of a two-part program, American History TV toured the “Driving America” exhibit at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. Transportation curator Matt Anderson showed a…

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  • Archaeology at George Washingtons Alexandria Property
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    Archaeology at George Washington's Alexandria Property

    In addition to his Mount Vernon estate along the Potomac river, George Washington owned a townhouse in the heart of nearby Alexandria, Virginia. The current owner, Rick Garcia, talked about his…

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  • 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…

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  • Woodrow Wilson and World War I
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    Woodrow Wilson and World War I

    Executive Director Robert Enholm leads a tour of World War I objects in President Woodrow Wilson’s Washington, D.C., home. President Wilson retired in 1921 after leaving the White House.…

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  • 1968 in Images
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    1968 in Images

    We toured the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. to see the one-room exhibit examining the pivotal events and personalities of the year 1968. Our guide through the…

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  • 1998 US Embassy Bombings in Africa
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    1998 U.S. Embassy Bombings in Africa

    On August 7, 1998, truck bombs exploded almost simultaneously outside the U.S. embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The attacks killed 224, including 12 Americans, and…

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  • National Museum of the American Indian Trail of Tears Exhibit
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    National Museum of the American Indian "Trail of Tears" Exhibit

    The “Trail of Tears” gallery at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. looks at the national debate over the 1830 Indian Removal Act and its impact on southern tribes. Associate…

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  • Romagne 19141918 Museum
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    Romagne 1914-1918 Museum

    The French vllage of Romagne-sous-Montfaucon is on the edge of the Meuse-Argonne Cemetery where more than 14,000 American World War I soldiers are buried. The founder and owner of a…

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  • MeuseArgonne American Cemetery
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    Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

    A French battlefield guide and an American historian toured the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery in northeastern France. The last resting place of 14, 246 Americans who died in the region…

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  • World War I MeuseArgonne Offensive
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    World War I Meuse-Argonne Offensive

    Historian Mitchell Yockelson and French battlefield guide Guillaume Moizan visited battlefields, villages, and monuments to tell the story of the forty-seven day Meuse-Argonne offensive,…

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  • Baseball in America Origins and Early Days
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    Baseball in America, Origins and Early Days

    American History TV visited the “Baseball Americana” exhibit at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. to learn about baseball’s origins and early days. Our guide is exhibit curator…

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  • Womens History
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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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  • Pocahontas and American Indian Imagery
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    Pocahontas and American Indian Imagery

    We toured the “Americans” exhibit in the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC with curator Cecile Ganteaume. She showed us how Indian names and images are used on products,…

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