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History Beneath Us

Congressional Cemetery has fascinated city residents and tourists alike ever since it came into existence. Back in the day people even used to go there for picnics and spend the day lounging amongst the tombstones (not all of which have bodies buried beneath them). Programming director, Rebecca Roberts, gave a half hour tour of the cemetery and highlighted some of the more interesting tales of the people whose names are on the stones, including one that is her grandfather. [C-Span]