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    TSA Administrator Confirmation Hearing

    David Pekoske, the current administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), testified at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Homeland Security Committee. President Biden…

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    TSA Administrator Confirmation Hearing

    David Pekoske, President Biden’s nominee to be administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), testified at a confirmation hearing before the Senate Commerce, Science, and…

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    President Biden Signs Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022

    President Biden signed a bill into law that aims to reduce shipping costs and lessen the power of ocean carriers over importers, exporters, and consumers. The bipartisan legislation, also…

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    Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas and Others on Maritime Cybersecurity

    Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and officials from the Netherlands and Australia discussed cybersecurity issues facing the maritime transportation sector. The panel talked…

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    Hearing on Ocean Shipping Policies

    Members of the Federal Maritime Commission testified at a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on rising shipping costs and unfair practices by carriers. During the…

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    Security at U.S. Seaports

    The House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations held a hearing to examine the security of U.S. seaports. Witnesses representing several of the…

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    Impact of Coronavirus Pandemic on U.S. Maritime Industry

    A House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee held a hearing on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the maritime industry. Witnesses advocated for maritime workers to be…

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    Chesapeake and Ohio Canal History

    Cassandra Sohyda toured and talked about the history of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. During the course of a boat ride through one of the few remaining operating…

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    Surface Transportation Infrastructure

    The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing on reauthorizing the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, which was signed into law by President Obama in…

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    Rear Admiral Mark Buzby on Maritime Strategy

    Maritime Administrator Rear Admiral Mark Buzby delivered remarks on U.S. strategy and defense funding.

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    Black Flags, Blue Waters

    Eric Jay Dolin provided a history of piracy in the America’s in the 17th and 18th centuries.

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    Arctic Maritime Transportation

    A Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation subcommittee held a hearing to examine maritime transportation issues in the Arctic region. The hearing focused specifically on retreating ice…

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    Freight Movement

    Transportation experts testified at a hearing on the nation’s freight movement and its impact on the economy. The witnesses stressed the importance of their industry and also spoke about…

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    Steamboat Arabia

    David Hawley of the Arabia Steamboat Museum shared the story of Arabia’s recovery and the treasure that it carried. Built in 1853, the Steamboat Arabia survived only 3 years of service before it sank in the…

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    Steamboat Ticonderoga

    Chip Stulen, director of preservation at the Shelburne Museum, talked about the steamboat’s nearly 50 years of service. The Ticonderoga was the last steamboat to operate on Lake Champlain. C-SPAN’s…

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    History of Lake Champlain

    Jeff Hindes of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum talked about the lake and its role in war and commerce. Lake Champlain was an essential part of the history and economy of Burlington, Vermont.…

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    Portland Observatory

    Alessa Wylie gave a tour of the Portland Observatory and shows off its views of Portland, Maine. The Portland Observatory is a maritime signal tower built in 1807. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

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    Portland Head Light

    Jeanne Gross talked about the history of Maine’s oldest light house. Portland Head Light was completed in 1791 and guided ships safely into Portland Harbor. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made…

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    Illinois River History

    Ann Schmitt and Doug Blodgett talked about the history of the Illinois River and its impact on the city of Peoria. Ms. Schmitt gave a tour of the “Illinois River Encounter” exhibit at the Peoria Riverfront Museum and…

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    Titanic Survivor Molly Brown

    Jamie Melissa Wilms gave a tour of the Molly Brown House Museum and talked about Denver, Colorado’s Margaret “Molly” Tobin Brown, better known as “Unsinkable Molly Brown.” Ms. Wilms talked about how Molly Brown…

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