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  • Sasha Lourie and Dan Holt on Old Supreme Court Chamber
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    Sasha Lourie and Dan Holt on Old Supreme Court Chamber

    Sasha Lourie from the Senate Curator’s office and Dan Holt from the Senate Historian’s office talked about the Old Supreme Court Chamber as the site of the McCulloch v. Maryland oral…

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  • Dan Holt on Daniel Webster
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    Dan Holt on Daniel Webster

    Dan Holt from the Senate Historian’s Office talked about Daniel Webster’s life and role in McCulloch v. Maryland.

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  • Lynn Scott on James McCullochs Name
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    Lynn Scott on James McCulloch's Name

    Historian Lynn Scott discussed some of the different spellings of the name McCulloch that historians run across when researching McCulloch v. Maryland.

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  • Lynn Scott on James McColluch
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    Lynn Scott on James McColluch

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  • Presidential Vehicles
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    Presidential Vehicles

    Transportation curator Matt Anderson gave a tour of the presidential vehicles collection at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn, Michigan. He showed cars that…

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  • Hoover Presidential Library and Museums American Presidents Exhibit
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    Hoover Presidential Library and Museum's "American Presidents" Exhibit

    Curator Marcus Eckhard gave a tour of the “American Presidents: Life Portraits” exhibit at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum. North Carolina painter and sculptor Chas Fagan…

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  • Drafting the US Constitution
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    Drafting the U.S. Constitution

    Jeffrey Rosen gave a tour of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia and spoke about the creation of the U.S. Constitution in 1787. He also showed several rare early drafts.

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  • Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center
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    Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

    Angela Crenshaw, a ranger with the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park, talked about the life of escaped slave, abolitionist, Civil War spy, and suffragist Harriet Tubman. The…

    579 views
  • Saving Slave Houses Project
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    Saving Slave Houses Project

    Preservationist Jobie Hill gave a tour of the Brandon Plantation in southern Virginia and talked about her Saving Slave Houses project and the work of Trimble Inc. to create laser scans of…

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  • emSaigon  Target Zeroem
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    Saigon - Target Zero

    On January 30, 1968, North Vietnam launched surprise attacks across South Vietnam during the Vietnamese New Year holiday, known as TET. This was a twenty minute film shot and edited by…

    219 views
  • Remembering Vietnam Tour
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    "Remembering Vietnam" Tour

    American History TV toured the National Archives exhibit “Remembering Vietnam,” the first comprehensive display there on the war. Vietnam War veteran and Archivist of the United States…

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  • emSoviet Internal Propagandaem
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    Soviet Internal Propaganda

    This CIA film from 1985 details what the agency argued was a vast system of indoctrination in the Soviet Union which discouraged individualism and encouraged passive acceptance of Kremlin rule…

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  • History of State Department Building
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    History of State Department Building

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  • Lynchburg During World War I
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    Lynchburg During World War I

    Lynchburg Museum curator Laura Wilson talked about the city of Lynchburg, Virginia, during World War I. Lynchburg was the site of a train station and a Red Cross post, and soldiers and residents contributed…

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  • Archaeology at Poplar Forest
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    Archaeology at Poplar Forest

    Jack Gary, director of Archaeology and Landscapes, talked about some of the items found at Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, including pieces that tell the story of slave life, trades practiced, and how…

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  • Lynchburg Transportation and Manufacturing History
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    Lynchburg Transportation and Manufacturing History

    Founded on the banks of the James River, the city of Lynchburg has a rich transportation and manufacturing history. Curator Laura Wilson highlighted the early importance of tobacco and described how the city…

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  • Slavery to Freedom at Appomattox
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    Slavery to Freedom at Appomattox

    Appomattox Courthouse is commonly known as the site of General Lee’s surrender to General Grant and the end of the Civil War. Chief of Education Ernie Price talked about life after the war, highlighting the local…

    223 views
  • Dr Robert Johnson and Tennis Desegregation
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    Dr. Robert Johnson and Tennis Desegregation

    Dr. Robert Johnson hosted a tennis camp at his home in Lynchburg, Virginia, starting in the 1940s where he coached young African Americans including Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe. Lange Johnson talked about his…

    195 views
  • emWinter Olympicsem
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    Winter Olympics

    This is a U.S. Forest Service film about the 1960 Winter Olympic Games held in Squaw Valley, California. Narrated by writer and broadcaster Lowell Thomas, the film documents the…

    185 views
  • emRebirth of Seoulem
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    Rebirth of Seoul

    This U.S. Army film covers major events of the Korean War and shows how Seoul was heavily damaged by the fighting. It documents citizens returning to the city after the end of the war in…

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