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    Minnesota History Center Toys Exhibit

    Adam Scher talked about toys from the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, and explained how they reflect changes in society. He also spoke about what toys reveal about gender roles and…

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    James J. Hill House

    Peggy Rolloff talked about ormer St. Paul, Minnesota, resident and railroad tycoon James J. Hill and his home. Mr. Hill made a fortune building the Great Northern Railroad,…

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    American History TV in St. Paul, Minnesota

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in St. Paul, Minnesota, from July 21-24 to feature the history and literary life of…

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    Minnesota State Capitol

    Brian Pease gave a tour of the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul. The building was designed by American architect Cass Gilbert, and is a classically styled building, boasts the…

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    Alexander Ramsey House

    Jayne Becker talked about Minnesota’s first territorial governor, Alexander Ramsey, and gave a tour of his home and the collection it houses. Alexander Ramsey served as the first…

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    Common Good Books

    Assistant Manager David Enyeart talked about Common Good Books, an independent bookstore in St. Paul, Minnesota, founded and owned by Garrison Keillor.  C-SPAN’s Local…

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    Historic Fort Snelling

    Matt Cassady talked about how the establishment of Fort Snelling led end of the Dakota Indians in Minnesota and strengthened America’s growth into the Western U.S. The fort was built…

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    Book Discussion on The Latehomecomer

    Kao Kalia Yang talked about her book, The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir, in which she shares her family’s experience of living in a refugee camp in Thailand before resettling…

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    Interview with Poet Laureate Carol Connolly

    Carol Connolly, St. Paul, Minnesota’s first appointed Poet Laureate, talked about her life and career, including her role in the community, and how poetry can illuminate the…

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    Book Discussion on The Nazi and the Psychiatrist

    Jack El-Hai talked about his book, The Nazi and the Psychiatrist: Hermann Göring, Dr. Douglas M. Kelley, and a Fatal Meeting of Minds at the End of WWII, in which he tells the story…

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    Gangster History in St. Paul, Minnesota

    Paul Maccabee, author of John Dillinger Slept Here: A Crooks Tour of Crime and Corruption in St. Paul, 1920-1936, talked about how St. Paul, Minnesota, became a safe haven for the…

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    Cultural History of St. Paul, Minnesota

    Patrick Coleman, acquisitions librarian for the Minnesota Historical Society, talked about the cultural and literary history of St. Paul, Minnesota. He spoke about the early…

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    F. Scott Fitzgerald in St. Paul, Minnesota

    Dave Page gave a tour of many locations in St. Paul, Minnesota, associated with F. Scott Fitzgerald. The author of novels and short stories such as The Great Gatsby is regarded as…

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    Book TV in St. Paul, Minnesota

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in St. Paul, Minnesota, from July 21-24 to feature the history and literary life of…

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    Mayor Coleman on the City of St. Paul, Minnesota

    Mayor Chris Coleman talked about the city of St. Paul, Minnesota, as scenes of the city were shown. He was interviewed at the George Latimer Central Library after the kickoff event…

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    Big Boy Steam Engine

    Ed Dickens of Union Pacific Engine Restoration talked about the process of renovating a Big Boy Steam Engine. Union Pacific built 25 steam engines during World War II to help transport…

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    Wyoming Politics and History

    Wyoming Governor Matt Mead (R) talked about the history and politics of his state. He was interviewed at the Wyoming State Capitol Building. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

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    Nellie Tayloe Ross

    Rick Ewig talked about Nellie Tayloe Ross, the first female Governor in the United States. Wyoming voters elected Ross in the 1920s, a time when women across the country had just…

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    Wyoming State Capitol

    Lynette West gave a tour of the Wyoming State Capitol. The cornerstone for the building was laid in Cheyenne on May 18, 1887, although the city was not officially named Wyoming’s…

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    American History TV in Cheyenne, Wyoming

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Cheyenne, Wyoming, from July 10-14 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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