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From Alaska to DC, the journey of the Capitol Christmas tree

In our NewsHour shares moment of the day, the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree has arrived in Washington. This year’s tree came all the way from Alaska. NewsHour catches up with some of the people who made the trip possible.

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  • Judy Woodruff:

    And finally tonight, our “NewsHour” Shares, something that caught our eye that might be of interest to you, too.

    A sure sign the holidays are not far way, the arrival of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. This year’s spruce made a 4,000-mile journey, which included a boat ride all the way from the Chugach National Forest in Alaska. The tree will be lit in a ceremony early next month. Today, we caught up with some of the people who made it possible.

    In our NewsHour Shares series, we show you things that caught our eye recently on the web. What about you? Leave your suggestions in the comments below, or tweet to @NewsHour using #NewsHourShares. We might share it on air.

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