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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question: “Are new U.S. and European Union sanctions on Russia the right strategy?” Robert Barnes talked about the federal…

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    Life and Career of Senator Alben Barkley

    Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered a lecture on former Senator Alben Barkley (D-KY), the only other Kentuckian to serve as leader of his party. Senator Barkley served as…

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    Poverty in Mississippi Delta Region

    Christopher Masingill talked about the efforts of the Delta Regional Authority to combat poverty and improve the quality of life in the Mississippi Delta region.

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    Georgia Senate Republican Primary Runoff Debate

    Representative Jack Kingston (R-GA) and businessman David Perdue held their only televised debate in the Republican primary runoff election for the nomination for Georgia’s Senate…

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    History of the Iowa Caucuses

    Kathie Obradovich, political columnist for the Des Moines Register, talked about the history of the Iowa Caucuses and how Iowa became so important to the U.S. presidential election…

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    Governor Terry Branstad on Iowa History and Politics

    Governor Terry Brandstad (R-IA) talked about the history and politics of his state. He was interviewed in his formal office in the Capitol. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

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    History of the Iowa State Fair

    Gary Slater talked about the Iowa State Fair and its 160 years of history. He spoke about the fair’s role as a center for agriculture education in the state, and its close…

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    History of Fort Des Moines

    Jack Lufkin talked about historic Fort Des Moines, home to the U.S. Army’s first officer candidate class for African American men in 1917, and the establishment of the first…

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    American History TV in Des Moines, Iowa

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Des Moines, Iowa, from June 22-26 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Iowa State Capitol

    Joan Arnett toured the Iowa State Capitol, the only five-domed capitol building in the country. Constructed between 1871-1886, the building has a 275 foot, 23 karat gold-leafed…

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    Book Discussion on The Real Deal

    William Friedricks talked about his book, The Real Deal: The Life of Bill Knapp, in which he chronicles the life and career of Bill Knapp, including his career in the U.S. Navy in World War…

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    Salisbury House Library

    Megan Stout Sibbel visited the historic Salisbury House and Gardens, built between 1923-1928 by Carl and Edith Weeks. Carl Weeks was a famous cosmetics manufacturer and avid book…

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    Book Discussion on Investing in Iowa

    William Friedricks talked about his book, Investing in Iowa: The Life and Times of F.M. Hubbell, in which he chronicles the life of F.M. Hubbell, who was instrumental in the development of…

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    Beaverdale Books

    Alice Meyers talked about Beaverdale Books, an independent bookstore in Des Moines, Iowa, that features a special "local authors "section. She also talked about the importance of…

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    Book Discussion on Finding Her Voice

    Rekha Basu talked about her book, Finding Her Voice: A collection of Des Moines Register columns about women’s struggles and triumphs in the Midwest, in which the Des Moines Register…

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    Book Discussion on Caucus Chaos

    Dave Price talked about his book, Caucus Chaos: The controversial call, characters and surprises that made Iowa 2012 a year like no other, in which he describes the controversy surrounding…

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    Book TV in Des Moines, Iowa

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Des Moines, Iowa, from June 22-26 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Great Flood of 1993

    Kevin Cooney talked about the Great Flood of 1993, which occurred in the American Midwest, from April to October 1993. The flood was among the most costly and devastating to ever occur in…

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    Governor Chris Christie in Davenport, Iowa

    Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) spoke at a fundraiser for Governor Terry Branstad’s (R-IA) re-election campaign. He told supporters in attendance that the November 2014 election…

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    Governor Chris Christie in Marion, Iowa

    Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) and Governor Terry Branstad (R-IA) spoke to reporters after meeting with Iowans at MJ’s Restaurant in Marion, Iowa. Governor Christie talked about…

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