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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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    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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    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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    Book Discussion on 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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    Book Discussion on 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 that TSA data showing…

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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 know as the “internet of things,” in…

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    Self-Driving Cars

    Christopher Hart spoke at a National Press Club luncheon about the development of self-driving cars, as well as recent safety incidents on trains, planes, and public transit. In his speech he…

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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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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Would you pay more for better roads?”

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    Aviation in the 20th Century

    Tom Crouch gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia, and spoke about the airplanes that have carried Americans aloft…

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    Amelia Earhart Exhibit

    The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery is commemorating the 75th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance on an around-the-world flight. She was called “Lady Lindy” after pioneering aviator…

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    Air Traffic Control Staffing

    Officials from the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association union were among the witnesses at a hearing on air traffic controller staffing. The…

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    Implementation of Highway Spending Bill

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx testified at a hearing on the implementation of the $305 billion Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, which President Obama signed into…

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    Interurban Electric Rail

    Professor Roger Grant talked about the history of American transportation and the rise of interurban electric rail at the end of the 19th century and early 20th century. Interurbans were…

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    Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Commencement Address

    Administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration Michael Huerta gave the commencement address to the 2016 graduates of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in the Vaughn…

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    Commercial Trucking at U.S.-Mexico Border

    A Mexican truck driver talked about his experiences working in the commercial trucking industry in an interview near the World Trade Bridge at the U.S.-Mexico border in Laredo, Texas.…

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    Airport Screening Delays

    Bart Jansen talked about Transportation Security Adminstation (TSA) Administrator Peter Neffenger’s appearance on Capitol Hill to testify on long wait times at airport security checkpoints.

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