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60 Minutes, The Miracle Of The Pentagon
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produced by Margaret Ebrahim, fl. 2011-2014, Columbia Broadcasting System; interview by Scott Pelley, 1957-, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2001), 13 mins
Even though 125 people were killed in the Pentagon on Sept.11, there was something miraculous about that day. The plane obliterated the first and part of the second floor, but the third, fourth and fifth floors remained suspended in midair for 35 minutes. Hundreds of people escaped. How is that possible? The answe...
produced by Margaret Ebrahim, fl. 2011-2014, Columbia Broadcasting System; interview by Scott Pelley, 1957-, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2001), 13 mins
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60 Minutes, Endangered Species
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produced by Harry A. Radliffe, fl. 1995-2015, Columbia Broadcasting System; interview by Ed Bradley, 1941-2006, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2005), 13 mins
The murder rate in the neighborhood of Anacostia in Washington, DC for African-American men is so high that some see themselves as an endangered species. It's cut off from the rest of Washington by the Anacostia River, which is as polluted as the neighborhood. Saving both the river and the neighborhood is the goal...
produced by Harry A. Radliffe, fl. 1995-2015, Columbia Broadcasting System; interview by Ed Bradley, 1941-2006, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2005), 13 mins
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60 Minutes, The Seed School
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produced by Ruth Streeter, fl. 2003, Columbia Broadcasting System, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2010), 13 mins
This segment of 60 Minutes is about the Seed School of Washington, DC. The Seed School is the first public boarding school for urban and low-income students.
produced by Ruth Streeter, fl. 2003, Columbia Broadcasting System, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2010), 13 mins
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Images of America, Ford's Theatre
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2014), 128 page(s),
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Ford's Theatre usually conjures up two names in popular imagination: a good one, Abraham Lincoln, and a bad one, John Wilkes Booth. Brian Anderson's new Images of America book on Ford's Theatre makes it clear how many more good names were associated with the preservation and restoration of Ford's Theatre, and give...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2014), 128 page(s),
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Images of America, Park View
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2011), 128 page(s),
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The Park View neighborhood, nestled in the northeastern corner of Washington's Ward One and bordering the Soldiers' Home and Howard University, is historically linked to its main thoroughfare, Georgia Avenue. Located on high ground in close proximity to downtown, the land was home to farms and country retreats thr...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2011), 128 page(s),
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Images of Rail, Union Station in Washington, DC
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in Images of Rail (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2011), 128 page(s),
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The history of Union Station is a fascinating story. In 1907, Washington’s train station was built as part of the McMillan Plan to create a monumental gateway to the nation’s capital. Its construction made space for and shaped the development of the National Mall. The building is considered to be one of the fi...
in Images of Rail (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2011), 128 page(s),
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Inauguration of Kennedy and Inaugural Speech, 1961
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(Privately Published, 1961, originally published 1961), 16 mins
This documentary features the Inauguration of John F. Kennedy and his Inaugural speech, on January 20th, 1961.
(Privately Published, 1961, originally published 1961), 16 mins
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Inside the White House: The Marine Sentries
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produced by United States. White House (District of Columbia: United States. White House, 2009), 4 mins
Learn about some of the Marines who stand sentry outside the West Wing —- and their feelings towards Christmas trees.
produced by United States. White House (District of Columbia: United States. White House, 2009), 4 mins
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Ken Burns's The Civil War, 1, The Cause
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 2 hours 54 mins
Beginning with a searing indictment of slavery, this first episode of Ken Burns's The Civil War dramatically evokes the causes of the war, from the Cotton Kingdom of the South to the northern abolitionists who opposed it. Here are the burning questions of Union and States’ rights, John Brown at Harper’s Ferry,...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 2 hours 54 mins
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March of Time, The New Congress
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in March of Time (New York, NY: HBO, 1953, originally published 1953), 27 mins
in March of Time (New York, NY: HBO, 1953, originally published 1953), 27 mins
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