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Ann Carroll, by Kline, Lawrence, 1978, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, 94-2876.

October 6, 1981

Radio Smithsonian, produced by the Office of Telecommunications, broadcasts a nationwide program on Yorktown: Echoes of a Victory, as part of the Bicentennial celebration of the historic battle.More

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