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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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    Paintings of 19th Century Washington, D.C.

    Artist Peter Waddell showed his paintings of historical moments in 19th century Washington, D.C. Depictions included the White House, the U.S. Capitol, and George Washington’s Mount Vernon…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    National Book Festival Preview

    Marie Arana spoke by telephone about that day’s 16th annual National Book Festival. She talked about how the festival had changed over the years.

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    First Ladies' Support for the Military Community

    First lady Michelle Obama and her predecessor Laura Bush talked about their support for U.S. servicemembers, veterans, and their families. They spoke about their shared experiences raising…

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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

    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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    Representative Robin Kelly 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 Robin Kelly (D-IL) was interviewed in Statuary Hall about the…

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    Congressional Delegate Stacey Plaskett 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. Congressional Delagate Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) was interviewed in Statuary Hall…

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    Representative Hank Johnson 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 Hank Johnson (D-GA)) was interviewed in Statuary Hall about the…

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    Representative Keith Ellison 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 Keith Ellison (D-MN) was interviewed in Statuary Hall about the…

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    Representative Danny Davis 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 Danny Davis (D-IL) was interviewed in Statuary Hall about the…

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    Representative Gwen Moore 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 Gwen Moore (D-WI) was interviewed in Statuary Hall about the…

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    Presidential Candidates Debate

    President George H.W. Bush, Governor Bill Clinton (D-AR), and H. Ross Perot met at the University of Richmond for the second of three presidential debates prior to the 1992 presidential…

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    Panel Discussion on the Military and War

    Authors talked about writing about the military and war. Panelists included Larry Siems, editor of Guantanamo Diary, and Molly Crabapple, author of Drawing Blood. The discussion was moderated by Greg…

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