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  • July 21 Friday

    Little Rock, AR - 2:00pm to 2:30pm

    Ask an Archivist, Converse with a Curator

    This free program allows visitors to the Clinton Presidential Library and Museum to view documents, photos, videos, and objects that aren’t normally on display. The theme for July, "Who is behind the lens?".
  • July 4 Tuesday

    Washington, DC - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Meet Frederick Douglass

    Meet Frederick Douglass, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman.
  • Washington, DC - 9:00am to 4:00pm

    July 4th at the National Archives!

    Join us for our traditional Fourth of July celebration at the National Archives Building! Highlights include a patriotic reading of the Declaration of Independence and family-friendly interactive programs.
  • July 1 Saturday

    Washington, DC - 5:00pm to 7:15pm

    National Treasure

    This 2004 hit movie features Nicolas Cage as treasure hunter Benjamin Franklin Gates, who must steal the Declaration of Independence to keep it from falling into the wrong hands.
  • Washington, DC - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

    National Treasure Hunt: One Step Short of Crazy

    Aubrey Paris and Emily Black, hosts of the "National Treasure Hunt" podcast, undertake a scene-by-scene analysis of the 2004 film "National Treasure."
  • June 30 Friday

    Online - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    1774: The Year in Acts and Petitions

    The Boston Gazette Print Shop sets the stage for a discussion of recent news including the Quartering Act, Manumission Petitions, and the Suffolk Resolves.
  • June 28 Wednesday

    Independence, MO - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

    Truman Library Book Club Discussion

    Please join us on Wednesday, June 28, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. CDT in the Whistlestop Room at the Truman Library to discuss "Harry Truman's Excellent Adventure"
  • Online - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    The Road to the First Continental Congress

    John and Abigail Adams discuss preparations for his trip to Congress in Philadelphia, sharing the hardships of their temporary separation and looking to a future on the Road to Independence.
  • June 26 Monday

    Atlanta, GA - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

    Poverty, By America

    Matthew Desmond returns to discuss the book Poverty, By America.
  • Online - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    The Intolerable Acts!

    Lt. Gen. Thomas Gage explains what the Intolerable Acts meant for the American colonies. Samuel Adams reads one of his many letters after the passage of the Boston Port Act.
  • June 17 Saturday

    Washington, DC - 2:00pm to 3:45pm

    The Lady Bird Diaries

    A new documentary uses personal audio diaries recorded by Lady Bird Johnson to reveal the First Lady as an astute observer and savvy political strategist.
  • Washington, DC - 11:00am to 2:30pm

    Juneteenth Family Day

    Celebrate Juneteenth—the annual holiday commemorating the end of legal slavery in the United States—with family-friendly art-making and family activities in the Boeing Learning Center.

All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.