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  • The Lost Battalion
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    The Lost Battalion

    French battlefield guide Guillaume Moizan and historian Mitchell Yockelson visited a memorial and remnants of World War I trenches in France’s Argonne Forest to tell the story of the “Lost…

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  • Quentin Roosevelt Memorial
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    Quentin Roosevelt Memorial

    U.S. Army Lieutenant Quentin Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt’s youngest son, was shot down and killed near the village of Chamery, France, during World War I. American History TV visited a…

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  • US Army World War I Posters
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    U.S. Army World War I Posters

    U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center art curator Jim McNally discussed the design, objectives and artists of World War I posters. With goals ranging from recruitment to fundraising to food…

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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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  • 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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  • emAmerican Artifactsem Recalls WWI Battle of Saint Mihiel
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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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  • African Americans in Congress in the 20th Century
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    African Americans in Congress in the 20th Century

    Matthew Wasniewski and Farar Elliott used a selection of artifacts from their collections to tell the story of black members of congress between the 1920s and the 1970s. This program draws…

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  • African Americans in Congress in the 19th Century
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    African Americans in Congress in the 19th Century

    House of Representatives historian Matthew Wasniewski and House curator Farar Elliott discussed the history of African Americans who served in Congress during the late 19th century.

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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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  • 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…

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  • Echoes of the Great War Exhibit Part 1
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    "Echoes of the Great War" Exhibit, Part 1

    Library of Congress historian and curator Ryan Reft gave a tour of an exhibit tracing the history of U.S. participation in World War I using artwork, posters, photographs, films, sheet music,…

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  • Echoes of the Great War Exhibit Part 2
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    "Echoes of the Great War" Exhibit, Part 2

    Library of Congress historian and curator Ryan Reft gave a tour of an exhibit tracing the history of U.S. participation in World War I using artwork, posters, photographs, films, sheet music, documents, and…

    163 views
  • Saving Slave Houses Project
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    Saving Slave Houses Project

    Preservationist Jobie Hill gave a tour of the Brandon Plantation in southern Virginia and talked about her Saving Slave Houses project and the work of Trimble Inc. to create laser scans of…

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  • Discussion on Civil War Medical History
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    Civil War Medical History

    Tim Clarke, deputy director of the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Silver Spring, Maryland, presented items from the museums’s Civil War collection. Some viewers may find images…

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  • 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…

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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…

    620 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…

    264 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…

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  • 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…

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  • Railroads and Rail Cars
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    Railroads and Rail Cars

    Transportation curator Matt Anderson gave a tour of the railroad exhibit at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan, and talked about the progression of American rail from the early…

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