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    Saving Yellowstone

    Megan Kate Nelson looked at the federal debate and passage of the 1872 Yellowstone Act, which established the world’s first national park. This was a virtual program hosted by Smithsonian…

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    Smashing Statues

    John Jay College criminal justice professor Erin Thompson provided a history of America’s public monuments and examines the current debates over whether they should remain standing. This…

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    Harold Holzer on the Lincoln Memorial Centennial

    On the 100th anniversary of the Lincoln Memorial’s dedication, Abraham Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer talked about the 16th president, the memorial’s creation and construction from 1914 to…

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    National Park Service Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Request

    National Park Service (NPS) Director Charles Sams testified before a House Appropriations subcommittee on his agency’s fiscal year 2023 budget request. Director Sams said the agency’s…

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    Designing African American Monuments

    Former Charleston, South Carolina Mayor Joseph Riley and professor Kerry Taylor co-taught a course at The Citadel military college looking at why a new African American history museum is…

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    Jennifer Yachnin on National Monument and Land Protections

    Jennifer Yachnin talked about President Biden’s actions to protect three national monuments and potential challenges to future land protections.

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    President Biden Remarks on National Monuments

    President Biden made remarks from the White House on preserving the environment and on the restoration and protection of national monuments. The president announced his administration would…

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    No Common Ground

    University of North Carolina, Charlotte history Professor Karen Cox discussed her book, No Common Ground: Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice. She recounted the…

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    Overcrowding at National Parks

    National Park Service (NPS) representatives testified about overcrowding at the country’s national parks. The witnesses addressed the impact of an uptick in visitors during COVID-19, and…

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    Senate Hearing on Forest Management

    A Senate Appropriations subcommittee held a hearing on forest management and preventing future fires. U.S. Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen testified on the agency’s efforts to…

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    Frederick Law Olmsted Legacy and FDR Park

    Landscape architect Laurie Olin told the story of Frederick Law Olmsted’s career and the work of the Olmsted Firm he founded, culminating in a discussion of the creation and current status of FDR…

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    The Olmsted Brothers and Seattle Parks

    Jennifer Ott, author of Olmsted in Seattle: Creating a Park System for a Modern City, discussed the work of the Olmsted Brothers in Seattle around the turn of the 20th century. The brothers were…

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    Senate Hearing on National Park System

    A Senate Energy and Natural Resources subcommittee heard testimony from the National Park Service Acting Director Shawn Benge on the status of the national parks after the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr.…

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    Mount Rushmore National Memorial

    Settled deep in the Black Hills of western South Dakota, Mount Rushmore teaches visitors about the birth, growth, development, and preservation of the United States through the four U.S. presidents depicted…

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    C-SPAN Cities Tour Visits National Parks

    The C-SPAN Cities Tour explored the American story with a look at the National Park Service. They visited eight parks across the country, including Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Selma…

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    Landscape Preservation and National Parks

    Professor Laura Watt talked about the evolution of a national park system and the effort to preserve pristine wilderness. She argued that this approach often obscures the ways humans have…

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    First National Park Service Photographer

    The co-authors of the book Landscapes for the People: George Alexander Grant, First Chief Photographer of the National Park Service showed examples of Grant’s work and discussed his story…

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    Kristen Brengel on the State of America's National Parks

    National Parks Conservation Association’s Kristen Brengel discussed the state of America’s national parks since the pandemic.

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    Outdoors in the Garden State

    This U.S. Interior Department film shows young men in the Civilian Conservation Corps doing infrastructure and maintenance work in New Jersey state parks. The conservation work was part of…

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    Confederate Statues and Memorialization

    Author Catherine Clinton talked about her book, Confederate Statues and Memorialization. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2020 LCV Cities Tour” in San Antonio,…

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