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    "Headed to the White House" Exhibit

    While in Philadelphia for the 2016 Democratic National Convention, C-SPAN toured an exhibit at the National Constitution Center called “Headed to the White House” that offered…

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    Freedom of Information Act 50th Anniversary

    Tom Blanton talked about the history of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), signed by President Johnson on July 4, 1966. Mr. Blanton shared examples of FOIA documents and argued…

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    African American Women in the Republican Party

    Professor Leah Wright Rigueur talked about the motives of African American women who were active members of the Republican Party from the 1960s to the present. Ms. Rigueur was…

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    Native Americans and Europeans in the Great Lakes Region

    Professor Susan Sleeper-Smith talked about 17th century Native American and European interactions in the Great Lakes region. She spoke about migration patterns, intermarriage, and…

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    Jacob Riis Exhibit

    Cheryl Regan and Barbara Bair gave a tour of the “Jacob Riis: Revealing 'How the Other Half Lives'” exhibit at the Library of Congress. The exhibit is sponsored by both the…

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    Open Phones with Valerie Neal

    Valerie Neal, chair of the National Air and Space Museum’s Space History Department, talked about the 40th anniversary of the museum and responded to viewer comments and questions.

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    Open Phones with Jeremy Kinney

    Jeremy Kinney, curator at the National Air and Space Museum, talked about the 40th anniversary of the museum and responded to viewer comments and questions.

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    Open Phones with General J.R. "Jack" Dailey

    General J.R. “Jack” Dailey, director of the National Air and Space Museum, talked about the 40th anniversary of the museum and responded to viewer comments and questions.

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    Aviation in the 20th Century

    Tom Crouch gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia, and spoke about the airplanes that have carried Americans…

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    The Space Age

    Valerie Neal gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia, where she visited the the Space Shuttle Discovery and…

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    Space Exploration From the Moon to Mars

    Valerie Neal gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. She showed artifacts that tell the story of space exploration from…

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    Congresswoman Patsy Takemoto Mink

    Professor Judy Wu talked about the life and career of Representative Patsy Takemoto Mink (D-HI). She was interviewed at the 2016 meeting of the Organization of American Historians in…

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    Political Cartoonist Nina Allender

    Jennifer Krafchik gave a tour of the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument and talked about the work of political cartoonist Nina Allender. Nina Allender was 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…

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    American Socialism

    Professor Jeffrey Johnson talked about the rise and decline of socialism’s popularity in America. Professor Johnson was interviewed at the 2016 meeting of the Organization of American…

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    20th Century Mexican Immigration to the United States

    Professor Ana Minian talked about Mexican migration to the United States during the 20th century. Professor Minian was interviewed at the 2016 meeting of the Organization of American…

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    Religion in 20th Century New York City

    Jon Butler talked about religion in 20th century New York City and the persistent misconceptions on the subject. Professor Butler is president of the Organization of American…

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    Senator McConnell on Televising the Senate

    Senator Mitch McConnell spoke about the impact of television coverage of the U.S. Senate. After nearly 50 years of television coverage of the executive branch, June 2, 1986, marked the…

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    Senator McConnell on the Republican Leader's Suite

    Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) gave a tour of some of the oldest rooms in the U.S. Capitol. He spoke about historic events that occurred in what is now the Senate Republican…

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    Lieutenant General Lew Allen Church Committee Testimony

    On October 29, 1975, National Security Agency (NSA) director Lieutenant General Lew Allen testified for the first time in public before the Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental…

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