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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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    Rise of Automobiles and American City Planning

    Peter Norton, history of technology professor at the University of Virginia, talked about “America’s love affair with the automobile,.” He spoke about the impact of cars on American cities…

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    Christopher Hart on Aviation Safety

    National Transportation Safety Board Chair Christopher Hart addressed the Air Line Pilots Association 2016 Air Safety Forum. Afterward his speech, he participated in a moderated…

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    Promontory Summit

    David Kilton visited Promontory Summit, the site where the golden spike was struck completing construction on the Transcontinental Railroad. Construction of the Central Pacific Railroad and Union Pacific Railroad met at Promontory…

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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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    Dead Wake

    Erik Larson talked about his book, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, about the sinking of the British ocean liner by a German U-boat in 1915 and the influence of the event on…

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    Open Phones with David McCullough

    David McCullough talked about his book, The Wright Brothers, and responded to viewer calls. He was interviewed at the 15th annual National Book Festival, held at the Walter E. Washington…

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    First Half-Century of Aviation

    Jeremy Kinney gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., and showed some of the museum’s one-of-a-kind artifacts that tell the story of the first…

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    Open Phones with Valerie Neal

    Valerie Neal, chair of the National Air and Space Museum’s Space History Department, talked about the 40th anniversary of the museum and responded to viewer comments and questions.

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    Open Phones with General J.R. "Jack" Dailey

    General J.R. “Jack” Dailey, director of the National Air and Space Museum, talked about the 40th anniversary of the museum and responded to viewer comments and questions.

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    National Air and Space Museum 40th Anniversary Event

    The National Air and Space Museum marked its 40th anniversary. The event included remarks by Museum director General J.R. “Jack” Dailey and others.

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    After Words with Rosabeth Moss Kanter

    Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter talked about her book Move: Putting America’s Infrastructure Back in the Lead, in which she traces back some 200 years to the efforts of entrepreneurs and…

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    Fort Gratiot Lighthouse

    Dennis Delor gave a tour of the Fort Gratiot Lighthouse, the first lighthouse in the state of Michigan, and talked about the history of the site. She explained how the site began as a military post to guard…

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    Rails Around the Thumb

    T.J. Gaffney talked about his book Rails Around the Thumb, about the role of railroads in the development of Michigan’s “thumb” region and their impact on Thomas Edison’s life. C-SPAN’s Local Content…

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    Floating Palaces of the Great Lakes

    Joel Stone talked about his book, Floating Palaces of the Great Lakes: A History of Passender Steamships on the Inland Seas, about the history of the waterways in and around Port Huron, Michigan, and the…

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    NASA Glenn Research Center

    Anne Mills talked about the origins of NASA’s third research facility, the Glenn Research Center, and how it transitioned from an aviation research facility into NASA’s engine research facility. She also…

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    Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum

    Derek Moore gave a tour of the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum and spoke about how Cleveland held the “Motor City” nickname before Detroit, Michigan. He spoke about Alexander Winton, who set up a factory in…

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    Transportation Security Administration Misconduct

    Two House Homeland Security subcommittees presented reports on misconduct by Transportation Security Administration employees. Findings in the report included TSA data showing that…

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    Networked Transportation

    Representatives of the auto-making and technology industries and transportation policy regulators testified at a hearing on networked technology, also known as the “internet of things,” in…

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    National Air and Space Museum Dedication Ceremony

    President Gerald Ford gave remarks and presided over a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the opening of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum on July 1, 1976. The president is then seen…

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