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    Mystery of Flight 19

    John Bloom talked about the disappearance of five TBM Avenger torpedo bombers during a 1945 training mission and showed items related to the 14 men who lost their lives. The…

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    Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale Museum

    John Bloom gave a tour of the only remaining building that was once part of Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale and spoke about its history. He talked about how the base was used for…

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    History of Port Everglades

    Glenn Wiltshire talked about the history of Port Everglades, one of south Florida’s largest economic drivers and a gateway for international trade and cruise vacations. He spoke…

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    American History TV in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from March 19-22 to feature the history and literary life…

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    Seminole Indians in Florida

    Poet and artist Elgin Jumper talked about his art, how he uses it to tell history, and how he says it saved his life. Also, historian Everett Osceola talked about the history of the…

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    History of Fort Lauderdale

    Keith Mitzner, author of Tom Bryan and Other Movers and Shapers of Early Fort Lauderdale, talked about the history of the city. Fort Lauderdale was named after Major William…

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    Book Discussion on Florida's Big Dig

    William Crawford talked about his book, Florida’s Big Dig: The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, about the history and development of Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway. The…

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    Book Discussion on Spain

    Martha Gutierrez Steinkamp talked about her book, Spain: The Forgotten Alliance: Independence of the United States, about the role Spain played in the Revolutionary War. Spain offered…

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    Book Discussion on The Enduring Seminoles

    Patsy West, author of The Enduring Seminoles: From alligator Wrestling to Casino Gaming, talked about the history and culture of the Seminole Indian tribe. She spoke about the Seminole…

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    African American Research Library's Alex Haley Collection

    Myrka Don Fred talked about the Alex Haley Collection at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Alex Haley was the author of Roots: The…

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    Book Discussion on Thurgood Marshall

    Charles L. Zelden talked about his book Thurgood Marshall: Race, Rights, and the Struggle for a More Perfect Union, in which he recounts the life and career of Thurgood Marshall, the first…

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    Book TV in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from March 19-22 to feature the history and literary life…

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    Mayor Seiler on Fort Lauderdale, Florida

    Mayor Jack Seiler talked about the history of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as scenes of the city were shown.  He was interviewed at the New River Inn before the kickoff event for…

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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 Transgender Rights and Politics

    Professor Donald Haider-Markel, co-editor of Transgender Rights and Politics: Groups, Issue Framing, and Policy Adoption, talked about issues important to the transgender community and…

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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 schools for African Americans in Topeka, Kansas, and talked about the Brown v. Board of…

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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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