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    City of Sedition

    John Strausbaugh talked about his book City of Sedition: The History of New York City during the Civil War, in which he recalls New York City during the Civil War. In his book, the author…

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    Public History on the Early Republic

    Historians talk about trends in public history and how museums interpret early American history. They described how they develop programs for specific groups and create partnerships between…

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    Denver's 19th Century "Great Healer"

    David Wetzel talked about his book, The Vanishing Messiah: The Life and Resurrections of Francis Schlatter. In his book, Mr. Wetzel describes the mysteries surrounding the 19th century…

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    In Search of the City on a Hill

    Professor Richard Gamble talked about his book, In Search of the City on a Hill: The Making and Unmaking of an American Myth. This interview, recorded on the campus of Hillsdale College in…

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    Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman

    Miriam Horn talked about her book Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman: Conservation Heroes of the American Heartland, in which she looks at conservation in America through the livelihood of five…

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    African-American Women Doctors in the Early 20th Century

    Professor Ameenah Shakir talked about African American women doctors in the early 20th century. She described their efforts on behalf of other African American women in the areas of…

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    The Witches

    Stacy Schiff talked about her book The Witches: Suspicion, Betrayal, and Hysteria in 1692 Salem, in which she recalls the Salem Witch Trials. She spoke on the History and Biography Stage at…

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    National Museum of African American History and Culture Grand Opening

    American History TV presented live coverage of the grand opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Speakers included President Obama and the…

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    Open Phones with Representative John Lewis and Andrew Aydin

    Representative John Lewis (D-GA) and Andrew Aydin, Representative Lewis' digital director and policy adviser, talked about their book, March: Book Three, and responded viewer comments and…

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    General James Longstreet's Assault at Chickamauga

    James Ogden examined General James Longstreet’s assault at Chickamauga and assesses the actions of the general during the battle. He argued that there was a difference between the formation Longstreet had planned for the…

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    Hero of the Empire

    Candice Millard talked about her book Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill, in which she recalls the actions of future British Prime…

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    Lafayette in the Somewhat United States

    Sarah Vowell talked about her book Lafayette in the Somewhat United States, in which she looks at the American Revolution through the eyes of the French-born Marquis de Lafayette. She spoke…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama commemorated the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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    Nation Museum of African American History and Culture Architect Interviews

    Key members of the design team responsible for the look and feel of the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture spoke about their process. Interviewees…

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    Preview of National Museum of African American History and Culture Grand Opening

    American History TV showed sights and sounds of the National Mall prior to the grand opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. This program included live…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the opening that day of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. A time-elapsed video of the museum’s…

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    Representative Barbara Lee on the National Museum of African American History and Culture

    The National Museum of African American History and Culture would open September 24, 2016, on the National Mall. Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) was interviewed in Statuary Hall about the…

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    First Ladies During Wartime

    Historians examined the contributions of American first ladies during the nation’s wars. Speakers included William Seale, author of The President’s House and other books; history professor…

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    National Museum of African American History and Culture Press Preview

    Prior to the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, founding director Lonnie Bunch and Smithsonian Institution Secretary David Skorton welcomed…

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    President Obama at African American History Museum Reception

    President Obama addressed guests from the Grand Foyer of the White House during a reception for the opening the next day of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and…

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