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    Abraham Lincoln was plagued by bouts of melancholy and depression throughout his life.

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    President Grant and an America Divided

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    As president, Ulysses S. Grant must confront a nation still divided by the issues of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

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  • Last Stand of the Confederacy
    Last Stand of the Confederacy

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    In march of 1865, Confederate forces made a valiant last stand against General Sherman's advancing troops, but were undone by the most unlikely of errors

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  • Grant and Sherman Lead the Union
    Grant and Sherman Lead the Union

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    Two unlikely leaders, Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman become the most essential Union commanders in the Civil War.

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  • What was in Lincoln's Pockets?
    What was in Lincoln's Pockets?

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    Ordinary items such as spectacles, a handkerchief and confederate cash were discovered inside the pockets of President Abraham Lincoln the night he was assassinated.

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  • Lincoln: An American Icon
    Lincoln: An American Icon

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    How did the Civil War transform Lincoln's political philosophy and make his presidency one of the most iconic in history?

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    Abraham Lincoln's Family Life

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    Abraham Lincoln was an unlikely family man, but marriage and fatherhood helped him lead the nation through crisis.

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  • The Gettysburg Address: A New Declaration of Independence
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    After the carnage at the Battle of Gettysburg, Lincoln reaffirms his commitment to achieving freedom for all.

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    The Emancipation Proclamation refocuses the purpose of the Civil War to address the issue of slavery.

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    President Abraham Lincoln presents his vision for America during his Second Inaugural Address, but his life is cut short by an assassin before he can bring it to fruition.

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    See pictures from the life and presidency of Abraham Lincoln.

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    See pictures from the life and presidency of Thomas Jefferson.

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    View images of Confederate leaders from the Civil War, like Robert E Lee and Stonewall Jackson, and learn more about the roles they played protecting the southern states.

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    Civil War: Gettysburg

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    Explore the historic Civil War battle of Gettysburg through photographs of the battlefield, the soldiers, and the memorials.

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    Explore Civil War artifacts, from medical kits and personal hygiene items, to carbines and currency.

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    Civil War: Mathew Brady

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    Photographer Mathew Brady and his associates would create more than 10,000 images of the American Civil War, bringing the harsh realities of war to the American public..

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  • Faces of the Civil War
    Faces of the Civil War

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    Clinton Brokers Israeli-PLO Peace Accords

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    In a ceremony held at the White House on September 13, 1993, Israeli leader Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat, leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization, signed an agreement to help resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. President Bill Clinton pledges U.S. support in the work that lies ahead.

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  • Clinton Announces End of Kosovo War
    Clinton Announces End of Kosovo War

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    On June 10, 1999, in an address to the nation, President Bill Clinton announces the withdrawal of Serbian forces from Kosovo. A settlement was reached between NATO and Serbian military commanders to cease hostilities and begin creating a framework for peace.

    Audio Clip (1:24)
  • Bush and Gorbachev Sign the START I Treaty
    Bush and Gorbachev Sign the START I Treaty

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    On July 31, 1991, the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty was signed in Moscow by U.S. President George H.W. Bush and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, committing each superpower to reducing nuclear arms by a third. In a press conference held at the Kremlin, President Bush discusses the economic cooperation implicit in the peace negotiations.

    Audio Clip (2:25)
  • Clinton Commits the United States to the Kosovo War
    Clinton Commits the United States to the Kosovo War

    Audio Clip (0:43)

    On March 24, 1999, after Serbian leaders refused to discuss peace and instead launched an attack against Kosovo, the United States joined forces with NATO in airstrikes against Serbian forces. In an address to the nation, President Bill Clinton explains why the military action is necessary.

    Audio Clip (0:43)
  • Bush on Iraq's Invasion of Kuwait
    Bush on Iraq's Invasion of Kuwait

    Audio Clip (1:38)

    In a live report from the Oval Office, President George H.W. Bush announces the deployment of U.S. armed forces to Saudi Arabia. Troops were sent to the Arab nation to deter further Iraqi aggression after Iraq's invasion of Kuwait on August 2, 1990.

    Audio Clip (1:38)
  • Ford Phones Apollo Astronauts
    Ford Phones Apollo Astronauts

    Audio Clip (8:14)

    On July 17, 1975, President Gerald Ford speaks by telephone to the Apollo astronauts following their rendezvous and docking with the Russian Soyuz spacecraft. This was the first joint orbital mission between the two superpowers, and it helped pave the way for further cooperation in the exploration of space.

    Audio Clip (8:14)
  • Bush and Gorbachev Declare End of Cold War
    Bush and Gorbachev Declare End of Cold War

    Audio Clip (1:45)

    President George H. W. Bush and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev declared an end to the Cold War at the Malta Summit on December 3, 1989. At a joint press conference aboard the Soviet passenger liner Maxim Gorky in Marsaxlokk Harbor, President Bush speaks about his hopes for a cooperative U.S.-Soviet relationship.

    Audio Clip (1:45)
  • Kennedy Diary Recording of Cuban Missile Crisis
    Kennedy Diary Recording of Cuban Missile Crisis

    Audio Clip (3:19)

    On October 18, 1962, President Kennedy met with nine of his advisers to discuss what to do about the Soviet missiles that U.S. aerial surveillance discovered in Cuba on October 16. After the meeting, President Kennedy went to the White House Oval Office and recorded his recollections of the meeting.

    Audio Clip (3:19)
  • Jimmy Carter's Remarks on Camp David Summit
    Jimmy Carter's Remarks on Camp David Summit

    Audio Clip (3:33)

    In 1978, President Jimmy Carter held a 13-day summit with Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, helping to broker the first-ever peace treaty between Israel and one of its Arab neighbors. On September 17, at the end of the summit, President Carter describes the two agreements the two world leaders will sign.

    Audio Clip (3:33)
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Delivers D-Day Prayer
    Franklin D. Roosevelt Delivers D-Day Prayer

    Audio Clip (3:37)

    In a national radio broadcast on June 6, 1944, as 160,000 Allied troops land in Normandy in an attempt to liberate France, President Franklin D. Roosevelt asks America to join him in a prayer.

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