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    Plymouth Colony Pilgrims

    At Plimoth Patuxet in Plymouth, Massachusetts, we explored the recreated 17th-century colonial village and spoke with interpreters about what daily life was like for the Pilgrims. The year…

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    Franklin D. Roosevelt's Top Cottage

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Hyde Park, New York, from May 20-25 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Flight 93 National Memorial

    National Park Service Ranger Adam Shaffer gave a tour of the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. He spoke about the hijacked jet that crashed in a remote field on…

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    Frontier Culture Museum

    The Frontier Culture Museum uses historical interpreters at traditional rural buildings from England, Ireland, Germany, and America to show how Old World culture and life influenced early…

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    Reagan Assassination Attempt

    Del Quentin Wilber, author of Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan, recreated the afternoon of March 30, 1981. On that day, John Hinckley, Jr., fired six bullets at President…

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    Robert Gould Shaw Memorial

    The Robert Gould Shaw Memorial at the National Gallery of Art was profiled. The memorial honors Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, one of the Civil War’s first black…

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    Grand Review Parade

    Civil War living historians and re-enactors recreated a May 1865 parade of the Grand Army of the Republic down Pennsylvania Avenue from the U.S. Capitol to Freedom Plaza near the White…

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    Gilded Age New York

    Curators Jeannine Falino and Phyllis Magidson gave a tour of the Museum of the City of New York and spoke about how New York City’s wealthiest lived in the 19th century. The exhibit, “Gilded New…

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    World War I Battle of Saint-Mihiel

    C-SPAN visited monuments, villages, and an American cemetery associated with the September 12 to 16, 1918 World War I Battle of Saint-Mihiel, France. Locations included the Montsec American…

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    National World War I Memorial

    Edwin Fountain, former vice chair of the U.S. World War One Centennial Commission, gave a tour of the memorial park located near the White House. Mr. Fountain told the story of the…

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    Dolores Huerta "One Life" Exhibit

    Taina Caragol gave a tour of “One Life: Dolores Huerta,” an exhibit about civil rights activist Dolores Huerta at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. She spoke about Ms. Huerta’s…

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    Colonial Williamsburg Governor's Palace

    Kimberly Ivey and historical interpreter Audrey Biser gave a tour of the Governor’s Palace in Williamsburg, Virginia, and spoke about the role of the royal governor and the beginning of the American…

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    The Chinese in America, Part 3

    Historian Charlie Chin took a group of college students on a walking tour of Chinatown in San Francisco, California. He described the 1906 earthquake, the development of businesses in…

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    The Chinese in America, Part 2

    Historian Charlie Chin visited San Francisco’s Chinatown and told the story of the Chinese in America to a group of college students. He described how Chinese migrant laborers arrived in…

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    The Chinese in America, Part 1

    Historian Charlie Chin visited San Francisco’s Chinatown and told the story of the Chinese in America to a group of college students. The group visited the Chinese Historical Society of…

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    Little Tokyo

    Bill Shishima, a docent at the Japanese American National Museum, gave a tour of Little Tokyo. Mr. Shishima was born in Little Tokyo in 1930 and during World War II was interned for three…

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    Japanese American National Museum

    Bill Shishima gave a tour of the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo. Mr. Shishima was born in Little Tokyo in 1930 and spent three years at Heart Mountain Relocation Center…

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    National Firearms Museum

    National Firearms Museum director Jim Supica and senior curator Phil Schreier talked about the museum’s collection of handguns, rifles, and other firearms, and explained the role these…

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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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    The Bible in America, Part 1

    Museum of the Bible president Cary Summers and education presentation manager Norm Conrad gave a tour of the exhibit “The Impact of the Bible in America.” In the first of a two-part program, they…

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