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    National Park Service 100th Anniversary

    American History TV presented live coverage from Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate the National Park Service centennial. President Woodrow…

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    Preservation of African-American Historical Sites

    Robert Stanton and John Franklin talked about their contributions to the preservation of African American sites and history. “Hallowed Places and Obscured Spaces: Community Partnerships and the Preservation of African…

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    National Historic Preservation Act 50th Anniversary

    Former National Park Service director Robert Stanton delivered remarks at a event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act.

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    National Park Service Centennial

    Former National Park Service director Robert Stanton and others spoke about the agency’s origins and its current challenges. The National Park Service was created in 1916 and celebrates its…

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    Diversity in Preservation

    Leaders of minority organizations, such as the NAACP and the Human Rights Campaign, talked about the importance of bringing diverse perspectives into historic preservation. They spoke about…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Wreath-Laying

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and other religious and political leaders participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial at the National Mall.…

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    Homestead Act of 1862 and Immigration Laws

    Blake Bell, a historian at the Homestead National Monument of America, talks about immigration law in the United States and the debate surrounding the Homestead Act of 1862. The law distributed…

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    White House in 1800: A Residence for the Public

    Following opening remarks, historians talked about the early history of the White House and the presidency. Among the topics they addressed were the election of 1800 and it relevance to…

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    Oklahoma City National Memorial Dedication

    On the fifth anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, President Clinton and other officials dedicated a national memorial to the…

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    Martin Luther King Memorial Dedication

    The site for the future Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial was dedicated. Many dignitaries spoke about Dr. King’s legacy and the significance of the memorial’s location. Also prayers were offered.…

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    White House 200th Anniversary Ceremony

    President Clinton and others commemorated the 200th anniversary of the White House and talked about the history of the White House.

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    Washington Monument Restoration

    The speakers celebrated the completion of the Washington Monument restoration.

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    National Parks

    Mr. Stanton talked about issues facing the National Park Service, including access fees, maintenance, fire dangers, and budgeting. He also responded to audience calls, faxes, and electronic…

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    Federal Fire Management Policy

    Witnesses testified about federal efforts to control wildfires in the West and South. Among the issues they addressed were on-going efforts to fight fires, different methods available to…

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    2001 National Park Service Budget

    Mr. Stanton and others testified about funding needs for the National Park Service. Among the issues addressed were improving facility management and employee housing, controlling visitor…

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    National Preservation Conference

    As part of the closing reception of the conference, representatives of the Trust talked about their dedication to the preservation of historic property. Mr. Suarez talked about his book, In the…

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    National Prisoner of War Museum Dedication

    Over 3,000 members of prisoner of war associations and others gathered to celebrate the opening of the National Prisoner of War Museum in Andersonville, GA, the site of a prison camp for…

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    Comprehensive Design Plan for White House

    Ms. Smith described the 20 year design plan for efforts to protect the setting around the White House, and to provide support services and new educational opportunities to visitors. After…

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    African-American Civil War Memorial Ceremony

    Ms. Bunyan served as moderator of the ceremony dedicating the African-American Civil War Memorial. Mr. Johnson read a letter from President Clinton commending the Memorial. Civil War…

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    First Women's Rights Convention Anniversary

    Mrs. Clinton addressed a gathering to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first women’s rights convention, held in Seneca Falls, NY. She talked about the history of the suffrage movement…

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