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    Lincoln's Funeral Hearse

    P.J. Staab talked about his attempt to duplicate the hearse from President Lincoln’s funeral. Mr. Staab, president of Staab Funeral Home, described the creativity and…

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    In Depth with Jon Ronson

    Jon Ronson talked about his life and career and responded to viewer questions. Mr. Ronson is the author of So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, The Psychopath Test: A Journey…

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    William Allen White and the Ku Klux Klan

    Lin Fredericksen talked about William Allen White and his efforts to push the Ku Klux Klan out of Kansas in the early 20th century. Ms. Fredericksen also showed items related to…

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    Book Discussion on Hometown Appetites

    Cynthia Harris, co-author of Hometown Appetites, talked about the largely forgotten American food writer Clementine Paddleford, who by the 1950s and 1960s had built a readership of 12…

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    Kansas Governor's Mansion Library

    Mary Madden gave a tour of the library at Cedar Crest, the Kansas Governor’s home, and talked about the importance of its collection of books. Cedar Crest was built in 1928 by…

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    Book Discussion on Pulled Over

    Professors Charles Epp and Steven Maynard-Moody, co-authors of Pulled Over: How Police Stops Define Race and Citizenship, talked about the history of police stops and their impact on…

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    Samuel Reader Diaries

    Michael Church talked about Samuel Reader, a Kansas pioneer, farmer, and soldier. Inspired by Lewis and Clark, Samuel Reader began keeping at diary in 1849 at the age of 14. He kept…

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    American History TV in Topeka, Kansas

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Topeka, Kansas, from April 5-9 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Mac Thornberry

    Representative Mac Thornberry (R-TX), chair of the House Armed Services Committee, talked about the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the fiscal year 2016 defense budget which was…

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    Book Discussion on Mayday Over Wichita

    D.W. Carter talked about his book, Mayday Over Wichita: The Worst Military Aviation Disaster in Kansas History, about the 1965 crash of an U.S. Air Force KC-135 tanker into an African…

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    Campaign Finance and the 2016 Election

    Meredith McGehee talked about campaign finance in the 2016 presidential elections, including Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s call for a constitutional amendment to fix the…

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    Guantanamo Bay Prison Detainees

    Charles Stimson talked about the status of prisoners held in Guantanamo Bay and the Defense Department’s efforts to move dozens of detainees out of the detention facility.

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    1994 Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act

    Nicole Austin-Hillery talked about the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, which President Bill Clinton signed into law in 1994, and its effectiveness in reducing crime and…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to a question about the Baltimore City state’s attorney announcement that six police officers would be charged in the death of Freddie…

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    Brown v. Board of Education and the Monroe School

    Justin Sochacki gave a tour of Monroe Elementary School, one of the four formerly segregated chools for African Americans in Topeka, Kansas, and talked about the Brown v. Board of Education…

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    Book Discussion on The Modi Effect

    Lance Price talked about his book, The Modi Effect: Inside Narendra Modi’s Campaign to Transform India, about the election of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his plans for…

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    White House State Dinner for Japanese Prime Minister

    Emily Heil was interviewed in the Washington Post newsroom about the state dinner held in the White House for the Japanese prime minister and his wife April 28, 2015. Video was shown of a…

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    After Words with Peter Slevin

    Peter Slevin talked about his book, Michelle Obama: A Life, about the life of the first lady from childhood through the White House. Mr. Slevin was interviewed by Cassandra…

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    Washington Post Nonfiction Best-Sellers List

    The Washington Post list of best-selling nonfiction books as of May 2, 2015, was shown.

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    Book Discussion on Dealing with China

    Henry Paulson talked about his book, Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower, about the the creation, evolution, and future of China’s capitalist…

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