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    Battle of Tippecanoe

    Rick Conwell talked about the Battle of Tippecanoe and how it impacted westward expansion. William Henry Harrison led forces against a growing group of Native Americans living in…

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    Railroad Relocation in Lafayette, Indiana

    Elizabeth Solberg talked about the Lafayette, Indiana, railroad relocation project. She explained what it took to get the project started, what makes the project remarkable and the…

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    Growth of Lafayette, Indiana

    Joe Krause talked about the importance of geography, the railroad, and the Wabash and Erie Canal to the growth of Lafayette, Indiana. In the 1840s the canal stimulated trade in…

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    American History TV in Lafayette and West Lafayette, Indiana

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Lafayette and West Lafayette, Indiana, from November 16-20 to feature the history and…

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    Book TV in Lafayette and West Lafayette, Indiana

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Lafayette and West Lafayette, Indiana, from November 16-20 to feature the history and…

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    Mayors of Lafayette and West Lafayette, Indiana

    Mayor Tony Roswarski of Lafayette, Indiana, and Mayor John Dennis of West Lafayette, Indiana, talked about their cities as scenes of the towns were shown. Mayor Dennis was interviewed in…

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    Book Discussion on Bourbon Street: A History

    Richard Campanella talked about his book, Bourbon Street: A History, about the cultural history of New Orleans' most famous street from the colonial period through today. br/ He spoke at…

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    Book Discussion on Russell Long: A Life in Politics

    Michael Martin talked about his book, Russell Long: A Life in Politics, about the life and career of Louisiana Senator Russell Long (D), the son of Louisiana Governor and U.S. Senator Huey…

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    Book Discussion on Flood of Lies

    James Cobb, Jr., talked about his book, Flood of Lies: The St. Rita’s Nursing Home Tragedy, about nursing home owners Sal and Mabel Mangano who were accused of causing the deaths…

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    1864 Franklin-Nashville Campaign

    Panelists talked about the significance of the battles of Spring Hill, Franklin, and Nashville, as well as the role of Confederate General John Bell Hood. They also spoke about the…

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    House Debate on California Water Distribution

    The House debated a bill to change water allocation during California’s current drought. The bill would give the state’s central agricultural region more water. The…

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    Artifacts from New York History

    Sam Roberts, author of A History of New York in 101 Objects, used a selection of artifacts from his book to tell the story of New York City. The objects ranged from a 1624 Dutch…

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    Representative Bill Cassidy Senate Victory Speech

    Representative Bill Cassidy (R-LA) spoke to his supporters at an election watch party at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Baton Rouge after Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) conceded the runoff…

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    Texas Collection at Baylor University

    John Wilson talked about the Texas Collection at Baylor University. The Texas Collection’s holdings of books, archives, photographs, maps, newspapers, state documents, oral…

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    History of the Texas Rangers

    Christine Rothenbush and Byron Johnson gave a tour of the Texas Rangers Museum and Hall of Fame in Waco, Texas, and showed some of the items in the museum’s collection, including…

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    American History TV in Waco, Texas

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Waco, Texas, from Novermber 3-6 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Senator Landrieu Concession Speech

    Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) spoke to her supporters at an election watch party at the Roosevelt New Orleans hotel after conceding the runoff election for her Senate seat to challenger…

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    1953 Waco Tornado

    Larry Holze talked about the 1953 tornado that destroyed much of downtown Waco, Texas. The tornado killed 114 people and caused extensive damage to the downtown area. It is the…

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    Book Discussion on The First Waco Horror

    Patricia Bernstein talked about her book, The First Waco Horror: the Lynching of Jesse Washington and the Rise of the NAACP, in which she reconstructs the details of not only the lynching…

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    Book TV in Waco, Texas

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Waco, Texas, from Novermber 3-6 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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