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100th Anniversary of the National Park Service

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Washington Journal Program 8/25/2016

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The American Enterprise Institute hosted a series of panel discussions analyzing the impact of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), also known as the welfare reform law. This panel included remarks by former Clinton administration officials Bruce Reed and Wendell Primus, and Progressive Policy Institute founder Will Marshall.

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100th Anniversary of the National Park Service

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100th Anniversary of the National Park Service

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Mike Reynolds talked about the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, the support it receives from the federal government and the public, and the challenges it faces.

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Book Discussion on Trump Revealed

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Community Policing and Public Safety

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Community Policing and Public Safety

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Current and former police chiefs, as well as public safety experts, took part in series of panel discussions on ways to improve community policing.

1 hours, 43 minutes | 37 Views

Cato Institute Forum on 1996 Welfare Law, Panel 1

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Cato Institute Forum on 1996 Welfare Law, Panel 1

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The Cato Institute hosted an event marking the the 20th anniversary of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), also known as the welfare reform. law. PRWORA consolidated many federal welfare efforts and created the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. Participants in this panel discussion talked about many criticisms of the law, including its increased focus on in-kind benefits as opposed to cash, which some said restricted economic freedom for poor families.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 107 Views

Evenwel v. Abbott Oral Argument

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Evenwel v. Abbott Oral Argument

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The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Evenwel v. Abbott, on the concept of “one person, one vote” and whether states could consider total population or the number of eligible voters when redrawing legislative districts.

This program contained the audio recording released by the court immediately after the arguments were presented. Still images of participants were shown on the screen as they spoke. Justice Thomas did not speak.

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Q&A with Thomas Schatz

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Q&A with Thomas Schatz

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Thomas Schatz, president of Citizens Against Government Waste, talked about his organization’s efforts to bring attention to the issue of government inefficiency and waste.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 512 Views

Book Discussion on The Poverty Industry

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Book Discussion on The Poverty Industry

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Professor Daniel Hatcher talked about his book The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America’s Most Vulnerable Citizens, in which he argues that states and local governments are misusing federal funds that are intended to benefit children, poor families, and the elderly.

1 hours, 12 minutes | 677 Views

Book Discussion on The Human Cost of Welfare

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Book Discussion on The Human Cost of Welfare

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Phil Harvey and Lisa Conyers talked about their book The Human Cost of Welfare: How the System Hurts the People It’s Supposed to Help, in which they discuss the welfare system. They suggested that in order to reduce poverty, people need to understand the limits of government and radically reform the approach to welfare.

1 hours, 4 minutes | 757 Views

Book Discussion on The Fight for Fifteen

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Book Discussion on The Fight for Fifteen

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David Rolf talked about his book The Fight for Fifteen: The Right Wage for a Working America, in which he looks at the movement to increase wages for workers. Mr. Wolf talked about the early challenges in the movement and discussed new strategies to empower work

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After Words with Don Watkins

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After Words with Don Watkins

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Don Watkins talked about his book Equal Is Unfair: America’s Misguided Fight Against Income Inequality, in which he discusses income inequality and argues that a minimum wage is harmful to the individuals it proposes to help. He also argued that the “American Dream” is threatened not by income inequality but rather by limiting success.  He is interviewed by Diana Furchtgott-Roth. 

0 hours, 57 minutes | 1,360 Views

Book Discussion on The Poverty Industry

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Book Discussion on The Poverty Industry

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Professor Daniel Hatcher talked about his book The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America’s Most Vulnerable Citizens, in which he argues that states and local governments are misusing federal funds that are intended to benefit children, poor families, and the elderly.

1 hours, 12 minutes | 677 Views

Book Discussion on The Human Cost of Welfare

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Book Discussion on The Human Cost of Welfare

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Phil Harvey and Lisa Conyers talked about their book The Human Cost of Welfare: How the System Hurts the People It’s Supposed to Help, in which they discuss the welfare system. They suggested that in order to reduce poverty, people need to understand the limits of government and radically reform the approach to welfare.

1 hours, 4 minutes | 757 Views

Book Discussion on The Fight for Fifteen

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Book Discussion on The Fight for Fifteen

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David Rolf talked about his book The Fight for Fifteen: The Right Wage for a Working America, in which he looks at the movement to increase wages for workers. Mr. Wolf talked about the early challenges in the movement and discussed new strategies to empower work

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After Words with Don Watkins

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After Words with Don Watkins

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Don Watkins talked about his book Equal Is Unfair: America’s Misguided Fight Against Income Inequality, in which he discusses income inequality and argues that a minimum wage is harmful to the individuals it proposes to help. He also argued that the “American Dream” is threatened not by income inequality but rather by limiting success.  He is interviewed by Diana Furchtgott-Roth. 

0 hours, 57 minutes | 1,360 Views

Birth of the Star-Spangled Banner

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Birth of the Star-Spangled Banner

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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 anniversary of the British naval bombardment of the fort during the War of 1812. The raising of the garrison flag over the fort on the morning after the barrage inspired Francis Scott Key to write the words that later became our national anthem.

0 hours, 49 minutes | 562 Views

Monocacy Battlefield Slave Quarters

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Monocacy Battlefield Slave Quarters

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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 Park Service property near the site of the Best Family Farm, built in the 1790s by a family of French Caribbean immigrants who owned about ninety slaves. As Ms. Beasley talked about the history of the site and the excavation additional photographs were shown. She also gave a tour of the on-site laboratory, including some recovered artifacts.

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Surrender at Appomattox

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Surrender at Appomattox

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Historian Patrick Schroeder gave a tour of Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. On April 9, 1865, Confederate General Robert E. Lee met Union General Ulysses S. Grant in the village of Appomattox Court House and surrendered his Army of Northern Virginia. While Confederate armies were still active in the field, the surrender of the South’s most potent remaining fighting force effectively ended the Civil War.

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National Park Service Centennial

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National Park Service Centennial

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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 centennial in 2016.

He spoke at the 2016 meeting of the Organization of American Historians in Providence, Rhode Island.

1 hours, 28 minutes | 126 Views

National Park Service Museum Resource Center

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National Park Service Museum Resource Center

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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 in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. He showed how a variety of objects are stored, including items from Antietam Battlefield and the Vietnam Memorial. He talked about how the staff collects, catalogues, and maintains artifacts. Marian Creveling demonstrated using the database to search the collections. Mike Antonioni talked about the paleontological objects in the collection.

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Yellowstone National Park Collection

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Yellowstone National Park Collection

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Lyn Clayton talked about the history of Yellowstone National Park and showed items from the Yellowstone Collection housed at the L. Tom Perry Special Collections at Brigham Young University. The collection includes more than 2,000 items related to Yellowstone National Park, including many pieces of ephemera such as pamphlets, maps, booklets, postcards, and photographs.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Provo, Utah, from June 4-9 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.

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Padre Island National Seashore

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Padre Island National Seashore

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Patrick Gamman, director of Communications for Padre Island National Seashore, talked about the history of the untouched piece of land and how it is used today. Four nations have claimed ownership Padre Island at different times: Spain, Mexico, the Republic of Texas, and the U.S. For many years the island was used almost solely for ranching. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Corpus Christi, Texas, from January 12-15, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

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Promontory Summit

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Promontory Summit

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David Kilton visited Promontory Summit, the site where the golden spike was struck completing construction on the Transcontinental Railroad. Construction of the Central Pacific Railroad and Union Pacific Railroad met at Promontory Summit, about an hour outside of Ogden, Utah on May 10, 1869. The railroad network made traveling across the country easier and greatly improved the process of transporting freight. In the 20th century, Ogden’s logo read, “You can’t get anywhere without coming to Ogden.”

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Ogden, Utah, from April 5-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

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Colorado National Monument

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Colorado National Monument

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Hank Schoch talked about the history of the Colorado National Monument. In the early 1900s, John Otto came to Grand Junction, Colorado, to explore the rugged canyons to the west of town. Prior to his arrival, many area residents believed the canyons to be inaccessible to humans. Otto built trails to the plateau and into the canyons, and during the Great Depression the Civil Conservation Corps and Works Progress Administration (WPA) completed roads throughout the canyons.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Grand Junction, Colorado, from July 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 176 Views

Ohio and Erie Canal

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Ohio and Erie Canal

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Timothy Donovan and Rebecca Jones Macko talked about the Ohio and Erie Canal, a system made up of two canals built between 1825 and 1832. The canal was built to create a trade route from New York City to the Gulf of Mexico. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Cleveland, Ohio, from May 21-27 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.

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Gateway Arch

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Gateway Arch

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Bob Moore visited Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri, and talked about its history. Gateway Arch is the nation’s tallest monument at 630 feet. Designed by architect Eero Saarinen, the arch commemorates Thomas Jefferson and role of St. Louis in the westward expansion of the United States. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in St. Louis, Missouri, from May 17-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

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Pompeys Pillar National Monument

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Jeff Kitchens talked about Pompey’s Pillar National Monument and why the site was so important to the growth of Billings, Montana. Pompey’s Pillar is the only site existing today that shows physical evidence of Lewis and Clarks' expedition.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Billings, Montana from September 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 224 Views

Ocmulgee National Monument

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Ocmulgee National Monument

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Jim David, Superintendent of the Ocmulgee National Monument, toured the monument and talked about some of the objects that were uncovered during a large-scale archaeological dig in the 1930s. Ocmulgee National Monument is an area that preserves traces of over ten millennia of Southeastern Native American culture, including major earthworks built more than 1,000 years ago by the South Appalachian Mississippian culture. These include the Great Temple and other ceremonial mounds, a burial mound, and defensive trenches. The site has evidence of “17,000 years of continuous human habitation.”

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Macon, Georgia, from January 20-23 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 238 Views

Petroglyph National Monument

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Petroglyph National Monument

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Diane Souder toured the Petroglyph National Monument and looked at some of the approximately 24,000 examples of ancient rock drawings left by the Pueblo people that help tell their story and the history of the area. The site is co-managed by the National Park Service and the city of Albuquerque.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their 2013 LCV Cities Tour in Albuquerque, New Mexico to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 559 Views

Castillo de San Marcos

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Castillo de San Marcos

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Joe Brehm gave a tour of the Castillo de San Marcos, the oldest masonry fort in the continental United States, and talked about its history. The fort was built in 1672 while the city was under Spanish rule. Mr. Brehm spoke about life in the fort, two major sieges, and why the fort is connected with the history of St. Augustine, Florida.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in St. Augustine, Florida, from March 22-26 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 15 minutes | 219 Views

New Mexico's Palace of the Govenors

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New Mexico's Palace of the Govenors

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Frances Levine talked about the history of the Palace of Governors and some of the figures who have lived in the building. She also toured several of the building’s rooms and exhibits.
The Palace of the Governors was originally constructed in the early 17th century as Spain’s seat of government for what is today the American Southwest. This adobe structure, now the state’s history museum, was designated a Registered National Historic Landmark in 1960 and an American Treasure in 1999.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Santa Fe, New Mexico to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 542 Views

Independence Hall Assembly Room

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Independence Hall Assembly Room

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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 took place.

0 hours, 54 minutes | 503 Views

Snee Farm Plantation and Charles Pinckney

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Snee Farm Plantation and Charles Pinckney

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Ranger Carlin Timmons talked about the story of Charles Pinckney. A signer of the U.S. Constitution, governor of South Carolina, and a member of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, he is sometimes called “the forgotten founder.” Ms. Timmons talked about his contributions to the Constitutional Convention, and about Snee Farm and its restoration. Snee Farm was a working plantation used as a retreat by the Pinckney family.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 27-July 1 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 328 Views

Monocacy Battlefield Slave Quarters

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Monocacy Battlefield Slave Quarters

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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 Park Service property near the site of the Best Family Farm, built in the 1790s by a family of French Caribbean immigrants who owned about ninety slaves. As Ms. Beasley talked about the history of the site and the excavation additional photographs were shown. She also gave a tour of the on-site laboratory, including some recovered artifacts.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 920 Views

Chatham Manor

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Chatham Manor

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Donald Pfanz spoke about Chatham Manor, the only known house in the U.S. visited by both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Built in 1771 by William Fitzhugh, it was a Union headquarters during the Civil War and later a hospital where Clara Barton and Walt Whitman tended to the wounded and dying. Chatham was given to the National Park Service in 1975 and is part of the Fredericksburg and Spostylvania National Military Park.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 435 Views

Fort Caspar's Pioneer and Military History

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Fort Caspar's Pioneer and Military History

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Rick Young talked about the history of the Fort Caspar and told the story of the 1865 Battle of Platte Bridge, in which 3,000 Native Americans attacked the area. Fort Caspar was a United States Army military post built in 1859 to protect citizens and the telegraph lines against raids from the Lakota and Cheyenne nations.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Casper, Wyoming, from July 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments aired on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments aired on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 224 Views

Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

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Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

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Howard Kittell gave a tour of Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage, the place that Andrew and Rachel Jackson called home from 1804 through President Jackson’s death in 1845. Mr. Kittell spoke about the property’s history and how the home grew from a two-story log cabin into a presidential residence.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Nashville, Tennessee, from April 16-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 141 Views

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Historic Site

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Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Historic Site

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Stanton Hudson gave a tour of the site where Vice President Theodore Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States following the death of President William McKinley. After the assassination of President McKinley in 1901, then Vice President Theodore Roosevelt was rushed from the Adirondack Mountains to the home of Ansley Wilcox in Buffalo, New York, where he learned that President McKinley had died.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Buffalo, New York, from August 8-14 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 197 Views

William Howard Taft's Boyhood Home

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William Howard Taft's Boyhood Home

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Kerry Wood gave a tour of President William Howard Taft’s boyhood home and talked about the former president’s upbringing. Mr. Wood said that hard work, a good education, and an interest in civic duty were attributes that made the Taft family outstanding leaders.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 168 Views

Woodrow Wilson's Boyhood Home

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Woodrow Wilson's Boyhood Home

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Erick Montgomery gave a tour of the Woodrow Wilson’s boyhood home in Augusta, Georgia. President Wilson grew up in Augusta as the son of a Presbyterian preacher.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Georgia, from February 21-25 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 123 Views

Harry S. Truman's Little White House

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3:55:15 PM - 4:13:14 PM
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Harry S. Truman's Little White House

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Robert Wolz gave a tour of President Harry S. Truman’s Little White House in Key West, Florida. Mr. Wolz showed the house and shared stories of President Truman’s working home. He spoke about the seven U.S. presidents who have visited the home, as well as some of the legislative policies that were developed during President Truman’s time at the house.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Key West, Florida, from April 23-28 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 17 minutes | 249 Views

Old Slave Mart

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4:16:10 PM - 4:23:08 PM
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Old Slave Mart

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Nichole Green talked about the old Charleston slave mart, which was one of the largest slave trading and selling hubs in the Confederacy. She spoke in the Old Slave Mart Museum, at the site of the the only known building used as a slave auction gallery in South Carolina still in existence.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 27-July 1 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 765 Views

Oklahoma City National Memorial

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4:23:28 PM - 4:36:45 PM
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Oklahoma City National Memorial

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Torrey Butzer, one of the designers, gave a tour of the Outdoor Symbolic Memorial at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum. She explained the symbolism of the elements of the memorial and talked about the involvement of the community.
A video clip was shown of Governor Frank Keating speaking at the April 19, 2000, dedication ceremony.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 13 minutes | 230 Views

St. Louis' Old Courthouse and the Dred Scott Case

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4:37:09 PM - 4:48:47 PM
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St. Louis' Old Courthouse and the Dred Scott Case

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National Park Service Historian Bob Moore visited St. Louis’s Old Courthouse, including the courtroom where Dred and Harriet Scott were eventually granted their freedom, and talked about the Dred Scott Supreme Court decision. The Old Courthouse is one of St. Louis' most prominent architectural landmarks.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in St. Louis, Missouri, from May 17-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 260 Views

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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4:49:14 PM - 5:03:36 PM
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Steve Stow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory historian, talked about the history of the laboratory and its involvement in the Manhattan Project, and the “secret city’s” role in creating the atomic bomb.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Knoxville, Tennessee, on October 3-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 116 Views

Brown v. Board of Education and the Monroe School

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5:03:55 PM - 5:13:20 PM
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Brown v. Board of Education and the Monroe School

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Justin Sochacki gave a tour of Monroe Elementary School, one of the four formerly segregated schools for African Americans in Topeka, Kansas, and talked about the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case. In the case, the Supreme Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Topeka, Kansas, from April 5-9 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 9 minutes | 229 Views

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Collection

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5:13:43 PM - 5:43:41 PM
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial Collection

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Janet Donlin presented a selection of objects left at the Vietnam Memorial Wall, including letters, photographs, artwork, and medals. The collection includes about 400,000 items, all stored by the National Park Service Museum Resource Center in Hyattsville, Maryland.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 296 Views

16th St. Baptist Church

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5:44:04 PM - 5:50:51 PM
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16th St. Baptist Church

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The Reverend Arthur Price talked about the history of the 16th Street Baptist Church. He focused on activities of the civil rights movement and the Sunday, September 15, 1963, bombing of the church that killed four girls and marked a turning point in the civil rights movement.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Birmingham, Alabama, on October 31-November 4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Bright House Networks local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 445 Views

Political Cartoonist Nina Allender

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5:51:16 PM - 6:27:09 PM
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Political Cartoonist Nina Allender

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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 political cartoonist who drew the cover of the Suffragist magazine of the Women’s Party for many years.

0 hours, 35 minutes | 138 Views

President Obama at Yosemite

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6:32:07 PM - 6:36:07 PM
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President Obama at Yosemite

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President Obama spoke in Yosemite National Park about the 100th anniversary of the National Park System. He talked about the importance of the national parks, his administration’s achievements in preserving nature, and the dangers of global climate change.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 308 Views

Trip of the President

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6:39:33 PM - 6:42:58 PM
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Trip of the President

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Trip of the President: September 24-28, 1963 is an Interior Department film produced by the Naval Photographic Center documenting President John F. Kennedy’s eleven state tour to highlight conservation, national parks, and responsible use of natural resources. States visited included Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Washington, Utah, Oregon, California, and Nevada.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 241 Views

Book Discussion on Teddy Roosevelt in California

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6:42:58 PM - 6:50:53 PM
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Book Discussion on Teddy Roosevelt in California

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Chris Epting talked about his book Teddy Roosevelt in California, about President Roosevelt’s 1903 tour of the Western states and the impact it had on the history of conservation.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Anaheim, California, from February 6-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 119 Views

Interview with Jonathan Jarvis

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6:51:53 PM - 7:00:00 PM
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Interview with Jonathan Jarvis

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

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National Park Service 100th Anniversary

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7:00:00 PM - 9:00:00 PM
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National Park Service 100th Anniversary

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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 Wilson signed legislation creating the National Park Service on August 25, 1916. Some 650,000 people walk the grounds and halls of Arlington House every year, making it the park service’s most visited historic home. Guests included Robert Stanton, a former National Park Service director, and Brandon Bies, a former Arlington House site manager. Mr. Bies was overseeing a year-long restoration of the mansion, slave quarters, and grounds that was funded by a $12.35 million gift from billionaire philanthropist David Rubenstein.

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Arlington House Tour

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9:00:00 PM - 9:47:03 PM
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Arlington House Tour

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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 Arlington National Cemetery. The house was built by George Washington’s step-grandson as a memorial to the Revolutionary War hero, but it became known during the Civil War for its association with Robert E. Lee, who had married into the family. It is the most visited historic home in the National Park Service system, which is marking its centennial this year. Arlington House will close at the end of 2016 for a year-long restoration made possible by a $12.35 million gift from philanthropist David Rubenstein.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 119 Views

Stephen Hammond

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9:47:03 PM - 9:57:02 PM
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Stephen Hammond

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National Park Service 100th Anniversary

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10:00:00 PM - 12:00:00 AM
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National Park Service 100th Anniversary

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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 Wilson signed legislation creating the National Park Service on August 25, 1916. Some 650,000 people walk the grounds and halls of Arlington House every year, making it the park service’s most visited historic home. Guests included Robert Stanton, a former National Park Service director, and Brandon Bies, a former Arlington House site manager. Mr. Bies was overseeing a year-long restoration of the mansion, slave quarters, and grounds that was funded by a $12.35 million gift from billionaire philanthropist David Rubenstein.

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Arlington House Tour

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12:30:00 AM - 1:17:03 AM
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Arlington House Tour

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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 Arlington National Cemetery. The house was built by George Washington’s step-grandson as a memorial to the Revolutionary War hero, but it became known during the Civil War for its association with Robert E. Lee, who had married into the family. It is the most visited historic home in the National Park Service system, which is marking its centennial this year. Arlington House will close at the end of 2016 for a year-long restoration made possible by a $12.35 million gift from philanthropist David Rubenstein.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 119 Views

Stephen Hammond

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1:17:03 AM - 1:27:02 AM
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Stephen Hammond

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