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  • 1967 Detroit Riots WXYZTV Documentary
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    1967 Detroit Riots WXYZ-TV Documentary

    This film was recorded during the July 23-27, 1967, civil disorder in Detroit, Michigan, and was compiled into a documentary by WXYZ TV-7, an ABC affiliate. The footage includes scenes of…

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  • emHeart of the Nationem
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    Heart of the Nation

    This video of an early 1930s aerial survey includes narration on major buildings and monuments in the Washington, D.C., area, including the U.S. Capitol, Library of Congress, White House,…

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  • 1967 Detroit Riots Exhibit
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    1967 Detroit Riots Exhibit

    Tracy Irwin gave a tour of the Detroit Historical Museum’s exhibit “Detroit 67” and talked about the unrest that occurred between July 23 and August 1, 1967. She talked about what the city…

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  • Franklin D Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

    Curator Herman Eberhardt gave a tour of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum’s permanent exhibit dedicated to President Roosevelt’s four terms in office during the…

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  • Revolutionary War Collections
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    Revolutionary War Collections

    Concord Museum curator David Wood showed some of the highlights of the museum’s Revolutionary War collection, including one of Paul Revere’s lanterns and weapons used during the battle on the North Bridge. The…

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  • Concord Grape
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    Concord Grape

    The owners of Grapevine Cottage, where the original vines of the Concord grape still grow today, talked about the history and success of the fruit. The Concord grape was first grown in Concord,…

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  • Thoreaus Walden Pond
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    Thoreau's Walden Pond

    Concord Museum curator David Wood visited Walden Pond to recount Henry David Thoreau’s time there and the lasting impact of his book. For two years, beginning in 1845, writer and transcendentalist Henry…

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  • Minute Man National Historic Park and Battle of Concord
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    Minute Man National Historic Park and Battle of Concord

    National Park Service ranger Phillip Lupsiewicz talked about the Battle of Concord and sites that were part of the fighting on April 19, 1775. Some of the first shots of the Revolutionary War were fired on…

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  • Concord Free Public Library Special Collections
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    Concord Free Public Library Special Collections

    Curator Leslie Wilson explained how the Concord Free Library acquires its items and showcased some of their rarer finds, including a portion of the manuscript for the book Little Women. The William Munroe Special…

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  • Study of Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Study of Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Curator David Wood described the original items located in Ralph Waldo Emerson’s study and Emerson’s life and career in Concord, Massachusetts. Writer and Transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson died in 1882…

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  • emOur Heritageem
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    Our Heritage

    Our Heritage is a 1966 episode from the U.S. Army’s “Big Picture” series marking the July 4th holiday by telling the story of the Declaration of Independence. Hosted by Emmy and Peabody…

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  • Senator Warner Meeting with FBI Director Nominee
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    Senator Warner Meeting with FBI Director Nominee

    Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chair Mark Warner (D-VA) met with FBI Director Nominee Christopher Wray on Capitol Hill.

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  • Arch Street Meeting House
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    Arch Street Meeting House

    Lynne Calamia gave a tour of the Arch Street Friends Meeting House in Philadelphia. It has been a location of religious worship since 1696, and the land for the meeting house was deeded by…

    290 views
  • National World War I Museum and Memorial Part 2
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    National World War I Museum and Memorial, Part 2

    Doran Cart gave a tour of the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City and spoke about objects related to America’s role in what was then called the “Great War.” The United…

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  • National World War I Museum and Memorial Part 1
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    National World War I Museum and Memorial, Part 1

    Matthew Naylor gave a tour of and talked about the National World War I Museum and Memorial, built to preserve the history of what was at the time called “The Great War” and to honor the…

    811 views
  • General Lees Headquarters at Gettysburg
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    General Lee's Headquarters at Gettysburg

    Jim Lighthizer and Garry Adelman gave a tour of Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s Gettysburg headquarters and talked about the property’s history and restoration. The Civil War Trust, a…

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  • National Law Enforcement Museum
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    National Law Enforcement Museum

    Rebecca Looney and Sarah Haggerty talked about about the National Law Enforcement Museum and the collections which tell the story of law enforcement history. The National Law Enforcement…

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  • American Revolution 1760 to 1778
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    American Revolution 1760 to 1778

    Scott Stephenson gave a tour of the Museum of the American Revolution’s core collection, featuring the story of the first half of the American Revolution, from 1760 to 1778.

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  • emThe President June 1967em
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    The President, June 1967

    This U.S. Naval Photographic Center film reports on the activities of President Lyndon Johnson through the month of June 1967. Events included the Six-Day War in the Middle East, nomination…

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  • Museum of the American Revolution Archaeology
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    Museum of the American Revolution Archaeology

    Rebecca Yamin and Scott Stephenson showed a selection of artifacts discovered during the construction of the new museum in Philadelphia. The objects were excavated from a former privy pit…

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