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    Congressional Reaction to Tower Commision Report

    Members of the House and Senate made statements and responded to questions about the Tower Commission Report on the Iran-Contra Affair on the day it was released. This is a selection of…

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    America Goes Over

    This 1918 silent film documents the U.S. experience in World War I. Two historians provided provided context and commentary throughout. America Goes Over is one of many silent World War I…

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    Japanese American National Museum

    Bill Shishima gave a tour of the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo. Mr. Shishima was born in Little Tokyo in 1930 and spent three years at Heart Mountain Relocation Center…

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    National Museum of African American History and Culture

    American History TV presented live coverage from the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Washington, D.C.'s National Mall. They showed exhibits chronicling the African…

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    Representative Gregory Meeks on the National Museum of African American History and Culture

    The National Museum of African American History and Culture would open September 24, 2016, on the National Mall. Representative Gregory Meeks (D-NY) was interviewed in Statuary Hall about the…

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    Representative Gwen Moore on the National Museum of African American History and Culture

    The National Museum of African American History and Culture would open September 24, 2016, on the National Mall. Representative Gwen Moore (D-WI) was interviewed in Statuary Hall about the…

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    Congressional Delegate Stacey Plaskett on the National Museum of African American History and Culture

    The National Museum of African American History and Culture would open September 24, 2016, on the National Mall. Congressional Delagate Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) was interviewed in Statuary Hall…

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    Representative Marc Veasey on the National Museum of African American History and Culture

    The National Museum of African American History and Culture would open September 24, 2016, on the National Mall. Representative Marc Veasey (D-TX) was interviewed in Statuary Hall about the…

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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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    "Amending America" Exhibit

    Christine Blackerby and Jennifer Johnson gave a tour of the National Archives “Amending America” exhibit that marks the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights on…

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    Caretakers of America's Treasures

    Smithsonian Secretary David Skorton, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, and Archivist of the United States David Ferriero participated in a roundtable discussion. They talked about their…

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    Digitization of Franklin D. Roosevelt's Filmed Speeches

    Matthew Hanson and Christina Kovac described their efforts to make high resolution digital copies of 10 of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s most important speeches. They showed clips of…

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    Women's Suffrage Parade Centennial

    Scenes and interviews from a centennial celebration marking the March 3, 1913 Women’s Suffrage Parade on Pennsylvania Avenue in the nation’s capitol were shown. The original parade in 1913…

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    National Building Museum and Inaugural Balls

    Tour Guide Gene Bacher talked about the National Building Museum and the 19th century Inaugural tradition that continues in the 21st century, including President Obama’s Commander-in-Chief Ball…

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower 1953 Presidential Inauguration

    Dwight D. Eisenhower, a Republican and the former Supreme Allied Commander in Europe during World War II, was sworn in as the 34th president of the United States on January 20, 1953. This…

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    Franklin Roosevelt 1933 Inauguration

    Franklin Roosevelt was sworn in as the 32nd president of the United States on March 4, 1933. This program includes his oath of office, administered by Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles…

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    White House Transitions

    Former White House chief usher Gary Walters talked about the history of White House transitions, and what goes on behind-the-scenes between the election and Inauguration Day.

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    One Life: Martin Luther King Jr.

    Ann Shumard, the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s senior curator of photographs, visited the exhibit, “One Life: Martin Luther King Jr.” The exhibition coincides with the 50th anniversary of the…

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    President Obama and Washington, D.C.

    William Seale talked about President Obama’s decision to stay in Washington, D.C., after he leaves office. Mr. Seale talked about why that is so rare, and described the lives of Presidents…

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    Representative Christopher Smith Inaugural Recollections

    Representative Christopher Smith (R-NJ) spoke about his recollections of past inaugurations ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.

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