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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…

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  • 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…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Henry Fords Garage and Childhood Home
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    Henry Ford's Garage and Childhood Home

    Historic structures curator Jim Johnson gave a tour of the garage where Henry Ford built his first car, the quadricycle, and Ford’s childhood home, where he was born in 1863. Both buildings…

    786 views
  • 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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  • Cars in America
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    Cars in America

    American History TV toured the “Driving America” exhibit at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. Transportation curator Matt Anderson showed early vehicles made by Henry Ford,…

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  • World War I and American Art
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    World War I and American Art

    Art and film historian David Lubin describes many of the images featured in his book, Grand Illusions: American Art & the First World War.

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  • Billy Graham and the Cove
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    Billy Graham and the Cove

    Pastor Billy Graham built a religious retreat in Asheville, North Carolina, called the Cove. His first child, Virginia “Gigi” Graham, talked about her father’s tie to North Carolina and his life and legacy…

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  • Grand Review Parade
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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…

    1,900 views
  • White House of the Confederacy Part 2
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    White House of the Confederacy, Part 2

    This second of a two-part look at the wartime home of Confederate States of America President Jefferson Davis features the second floor of the mansion, where Davis spent many hours in his…

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  • White House of the Confederacy Part 1
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    White House of the Confederacy, Part 1

    During the Civil War, Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his family lived in a Richmond, Virginia mansion. Now referred to as “the White House of the Confederacy,” the residence was saved…

    1,208 views
  • 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…

    239 views
  • Franklin D Roosevelts Top Cottage
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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…

    742 views
  • 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…

    117 views
  • BO Railroad and the Civil War
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    B&O Railroad and the Civil War

    Daniel Toomey toured the the historic roundhouse building of the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. The museum was marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with the…

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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,…

    170 views
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