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  • American Battlefields as Sacred Ground
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    American Battlefields as Sacred Ground

    Professor Edward Linenthal talked about his book, Sacred Ground: Americans and Their Battlefields, using Little Bighorn Battlefield and the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor as examples.…

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  • Piscataway Park
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    Piscataway Park

    Lisa Hayes talked about the history of Piscataway Park, the Native American Piscataway tribal lands, and the visitors' experience. Piscataway Park in Accokeek, Maryland, sits directly across the…

    121 views
  • Underground Railroad Conductors
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    Underground Railroad Conductors

    Historians talked about Underground Railroad conductors and spy rings operating between New York, New Jersey, and Maryland. The event was part of the annual National Underground Railroad…

    204 views
  • Behind the TV Series Underground
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    Behind the TV Series "Underground"

    Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, co-creators of WGN America’s television series “Underground,” joined actress Aisha Hinds in a panel discussion about the show’s background and historical…

    356 views
  • Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center Opening Ceremony
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    Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center Opening Ceremony

    State and local officials delivered remarks at the opening ceremony of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center in Dorchester County, Maryland. Speakers commemorated the…

    452 views
  • US Navy Marks 75th Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor
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    Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary Commemoration

    The National Park Service and U.S. Navy hosted a 75th Anniversary Commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii. Admiral Harris delivered the keynote address…

    2,350 views
  • Tour of Pearl Harbor Memorials
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    Pearl Harbor Attack and Memorials

    Daniel Martinez gave a tour of some of the Pearl Harbor attack sites and memorials on the island of Oahu that are part of the National Park Service World War II Valor in the Pacific…

    806 views
  • President and First Lady Light National Christmas Tree
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    National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

    President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama lit the national Christmas tree in President’s Park during the National Park Service’s annual ceremony.

    106 views
  • Pearl Harbor Attack Civilian Survivors
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    Pearl Harbor Attack Civilian Survivors

    Civilians talked about their experiences when Pearl Harbor was attacked by the Japanese on December 7, 1941. Topics included what life was like on Oahu before the war. Mr. Martinez moderated. This was a portion of…

    552 views
  • Pearl Harbor Oral Histories Part 2
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    Pearl Harbor Oral Histories, Part 2

    Oral history interviews from civilian and military survivors of the Pearl Harbor attacks of December 7, 1941, recorded by the National Park Service.

    39 views
  • Pearl Harbor Oral Histories Part 1
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    Pearl Harbor Oral Histories, Part 1

    Oral history interviews from civilian and military survivors of the Pearl Harbor attacks of December 7, 1941, recorded by the National Park Service.

    55 views
  • Pearl Harbor Oral Histories Part 4
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    Pearl Harbor Oral Histories, Part 4

    Oral history interviews from civilian and military survivors of the Pearl Harbor attacks of December 7, 1941, recorded by the National Park Service.

    26 views
  • President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama Light the National Christmas Tree
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    National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

    President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama made remarks at the ceremony to light the National Christmas Tree.

    466 views
  • National Park Service Museum Resource Center
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    National Park Service Museum Resource Center

    Bob Sonderman, director of the Museum Resource Center, gave a tour of the football field-sized warehouse which houses roughly 2.5 million archaeological objects from National Park locations…

    908 views
  • Syphax Descendants Interviews
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    Syphax Descendants Interviews

    Craig Syphax and Stephen Hammond, descendants of the Syphax family, talked about their ancestors who were slaves at Arlington House before the Civil War.

    568 views
  • Arlington House Tour
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    Arlington House Tour

    National Park Service ranger Matthew Penrod led a tour of Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, a 19th century mansion situated on the hill above President John F. Kennedy’s grave in…

    1,217 views
  • Victory Over Japan Day Anniversary
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    Victory Over Japan Day Anniversary

    Speakers participated in a ceremony marking the 71st anniversary of Victory over Japan Day in front of the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.

    156 views
  • Discussion Focuses on Climate Change and Building Design
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    Climate Change and Building Design

    Panelists talked about the impact of climate change on buildings and landscapes and actions that could be taken to help communities to adapt to environmental changes. Slides were shown.

    325 views
  • emA NationWide System of Parksem
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    A Nation-Wide System of Parks

    This 1939 Department of Interior film examines the origins of the Civilian Conservation Corps and profiles various accomplishments of the group in helping to build state and national parks…

    87 views
  • emIndependenceem
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    Independence

    Commissioned by the National Park Service for the 1976 Bicentennial celebrations, this film directed by John Huston is still shown in Philadelphia’s Independence Visitor Center twelve times…

    331 views
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