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World History

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2012 Veteran's Day Observance
President Obama paid tribute to American veterans by laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery.
November 11, 2012 : 1 hr. 7 min.

Iran's Role in Syria
Karim Sadjadpour of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace talked about how and why the Iranian regime is supporting the Syrian regime.
August 19, 2012 : 37 min.

American Foreign Policy
Marvin Kalb of the Brookings Institute talked about the Presidential candidates' foreign policy views and how they differ.
August 5, 2012 : 55 min. 23 sec.

American Artifacts: 1297 Magna Carta
After a year of conservation treatments, the National Archives is returning a 1297 copy of the Magna Carta to public display - one of only four known originals.
February 26, 2012 : 27 min. 3 sec.

50th Anniversary of Berlin Wall
On the 50th anniversary of the construction of the Berlin Wall, Angela Stent talked about the historical, cultural, geopolitical and economic impact of a divided Germany.
August 14, 2011 : 32 min.

Tale of Two Cities
Tale of Two Cities is a film produced in 1946 by the United States War Department that tells the story of the atomic bombs that were dropped on Japan.
July 18, 2011 : 12 min.

Start of the Korean War Vignette
A film showed the beginning of the Korean War, which began on June 25, 1950, when communist North Korean forces advanced into South Korea.
June 26, 2011 : 28 min. 44 sec.

D-Day Vignette
An archival film produced by the Army Pictorial Center on the planning, execution and aftermath of the June 6th, 1944 World War Two invasion, or D-Day.
June 5, 2011 : 28 min. 38 sec.

Security in Logar Province, Afghanistan Vignette
Freelance video journalist David Axe joined troops on patrols of local villages and on a mission to clear roads of IED's in Logar Province, Afghanistan.
May 30, 2011 : 44 min. 24 sec.

History and Legacy of World War II
Historian and Rice University Professor Douglas Brinkley discusses the history, legacy, and impact of World War II from the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC.
May 27, 2011 : 59 min. 44 sec.
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