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    Senator Ron Wyden on National Park Service Centennial

    Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) spoke about which National Park Service sites in his state have the most significance to him and why.

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    Representative Niki Tsongas on National Park Service Centennial

    Representative Niki Tsongas (D-MA) spoke about which National Park Service sites in her state have the most significance to her and why.

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    Monocacy Battlefield Slave Quarters

    Joy Beasley gave a tour as she described the recent efforts to excavate a 200 year-old slave quarters on the Monocacy National Battlefield. The discovery in 2003 took place on the National…

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    Representative Bill Pascrell on National Park Service Centennial

    Representative Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) spoke about which National Park Service sites in his state have the most significance to him and why.

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    Representative Gerald Connolly on National Park Service Centennial

    Representative Gerald Connolly (D-VA) spoke about which National Park Service sites in his state have the most significance to him and why.

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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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    Interview with Jonathan Jarvis

    Director Jonathan Jarvis spoke about the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.

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    Representative French Hill on National Park Service Centennial

    Representative French Hill (R-AR) spoke about which National Park Service sites in his state have the most significance to him and why.

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    Representative Jody Hice on National Park Service Centennial

    Representative Jody Hice (R-GA) spoke by phone about which National Park Service sites in his state have the most significance to him and why.

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    Independence Hall Assembly Room

    National Park Service Park Ranger Matthew Ifill told the story of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitutional Convention from the room inside Independence Hall where the events…

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    Birth of the Star-Spangled Banner

    Vince Vaise gave a tour of Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, Maryland, and talked about the birth of the Star-Spangled Banner. 2014 marked the 200th…

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    African Americans in Congress in the 19th Century

    House of Representatives historian Matthew Wasniewski and House curator Farar Elliott discussed the history of African Americans who served in Congress during the late 19th century.

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    Battle of Fredericksburg Reenactment

    During events marking the 150th anniversary of the 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg that resulted in almost 2,000 deaths and 16,000 casualties, reenactments took place, including a river crossing…

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    Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace

    Ranger Michael Amato toured the reconstructed Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site in New York City. Built in 1848, the original home was demolished in 1916, but was rebuilt in…

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    National Museum of African American History and Culture Tour

    Director Lonnie Bunch gives a “hard hat” tour of the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. This is an early look at the still unfinished museum, which…

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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 interviewed…

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    Alexandria Apothecary Shop

    The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Shop was profiled and guests talked about how the practice and business evolved during the time the shop was in operation.

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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 interactive…

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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 that 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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