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    American History TV in Santa Barbara, California

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Santa Barbara, California, from January 9-15 to feature the history and literary life…

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    Old Mission Santa Barbara Library and Archives

    Monica Orozco gave a tour of the archives of the Old Mission Santa Barbara and shared items that tell the story of the Mission and the surrounding area of Santa Barbara. Containing…

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    Book TV in Santa Barbara, California

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Santa Barbara, California, from January 9-15 to feature the history and literary life…

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    Mission Santa Barbara

    Tina Foss talked about the history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, the 10th of 21 Spanish missions established in California, and how the Spanish interacted with the native Chumash…

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    History of Santa Barbara's Tourism Industry

    Neal Graffy talked about one of Santa Barbara, California’s, earliest industries, Tourism. Known as the “American Riviera” due to the Mediterranean climate, Santa…

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    Mayor Schneider on Santa Barbara, California

    Mayor Helene Schneider talked about the history and politics of Santa Barbara, California, as still images and scenes of the city were shown. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs)…

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    California State of the State Address

    California Governor Jerry Brown (D) delivered his annual state of the state address at the State Capitol in Sacramento. His goals for the state include investments in education,…

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    Labor Movement in California

    Professor Matthew Garcia talked about the history of the labor movement in California. He is the author of the book, A World of Its Own: Race, Labor, and Citrus in the Making of Greater…

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    Pullman Porters

    Rick Moss showed some of the items from the Pullman porters collection at the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Pullman porters, many of whom were African American, were…

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    American History TV in Oakland, California

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Oakland, California, from October 31-November 5 to feature the history and literary…

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    Book Discussion on Humboldt

    Emily Brady talked about her book, Humboldt: Life on America’s Marijuana Frontier. She described how the growing drive to legalize marijuana was affecting the economy of Humboldt…

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    Black Panther Party in Oakland

    Elaine Brown talked about Black Panther Party, including the group’s founding, political activism, controversialism, and growth into a nationwide organization. C-SPAN’s Local…

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    Dorothea Lange Photography and Social Commentary

    Drew Johnson gave a tour of the Dorothea Lange collection at the Oakland Museum of California. Dorothea Lange was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist,…

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    Book Discussion on Ina Coolbrith

    Aleta George talked about her book, Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of California’s First Poet Laureate, on the poet’s life in California and her influence on future…

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    California Writers Club

    Linda Brown talked about the California Writers Club and Oakland’s literary scene.  C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities…

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    Marcus Books

    Blanche Richardson talked about Marcus Books, the oldest independent African-American bookstore in the country. She shared the store’s history and its importance to the community…

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    Book TV in Oakland, California

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Oakland, California, from October 31-November 5 to feature the history and literary…

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    Port of Oakland

    Marilyn Sandifur talked about the history of shipping in Oakland, California. The city’s geographical location made it ideal for shipping, but the development of containerization…

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    History of Oakland's Chinatown

    Wlliam Gee Wong, author of Yellow Journalist: Dispatches from Asian America, talked about the history of Oakland’s Chinatown neighborhood and his experience as a Chinese American…

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    Mayor Libby Schaaf on the City of Oakland, California

    Mayor Libby Schaaf spoke about the city of Oakland, California. Scenes of Oakland were also shown.  C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV…

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