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Rayful Edmond III: Washington D.C.'s Noted Drug Kingpin
Explore the rise and fall of Rayful Edmond III, D.C.'s infamous drug kingpin. From cocaine empire to present status.
Dramatic Attempt to Assassinate President Truman in Blair House
A brazen daylight assassination attempt against President Truman took place right on Pennsylvania Avenue with a shootout in front of Blair House. It was carried out by militant Puerto Rican pro-independence activists. White House Police officer Leslie Coffelt, was killed protecting the President.
Great Original Video Footage of 1949 Washington DC
Check out this rare footage from GoDCer Eric, sent in from 1949. Enjoy this amazing historical moment and share it with your friends!
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Rare Footage of FDR Dedicating the NIH Campus in Bethesda in 1940
Take a look back in time with this rare footage of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt dedicating the NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland in 1940. Read more about this historic moment and see the original post here.
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A Closer Look at the Origin of REO Speedwagon's Band Name
In this post, we take a closer look at the origin of REO Speedwagon's band name. It was derived from a 1919 advertisement in The Washington Post for an early precursor to the pick-up truck. Read on to learn more trivia and watch a great video!
The Best Commencement Speeches Given in Washington, DC
Check out the best commencement speeches ever given in Washington, DC from President John F. Kennedy to Ken Burns, Tony Snow and others. See the full lists from NPR and Vox.com.
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Caught on Film: Italian Army General Armando Diaz Visits the White House in 1921
We found this great old film footage at the Moving Image Research Collection at the University of South Carolina. It shows Italian Army General Armando Diaz and Italian Ambassador Rolando Ricci in front of the White House entrance during their visit in 1921. Read our article to learn more about the visit.
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Uncovering Rare Footage of the Washington Senators During Spring Training in 1931 and 1934
Check out this rare footage of the Washington Senators during spring training in 1931 and 1934. We found these at the Moving Image Research Collection at the University of South Carolina. Watch now!
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A Glimpse into Washington in the 1930s: A Short Film
Take a look back in time with this short film of Washington in the 1930s. Learn more about the city's history with Ghosts of DC. Watch the video now!
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Witnessing History: Revisiting the Devastation of the 1968 MLK Assassination Riots
Witnessing history! Revisit the devastation of the 1968 MLK assassination riots with this old film from the National Archives. A must-see for all.

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