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    Great Salt Lake

    Greg Smoak, director of the American West Center at the University of Utah, talked about Utah’s Great Salt Lake, the Native Americans who used the land, and the European explorers who…

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    Japanese American Archives

    Lorraine Crouse, curator for the Japanese American Collection at the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah, talked about the Japanese history in Salt Lake City. topics…

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    Life and Beliefs of Brigham Young

    Jennifer Lund talked about Brigham Young and his role in bringing the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Salt Lake City Utah. She explained Young’s relationship with…

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    Life and Journals of Joseph Smith

    Richard E. Turley talked about the life of Joseph Smith and some of the journals kept by the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Topics included Smith’s…

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    Utah State Capitol Building

    Sara Howard talked about Utah’s State Capitol Building. Topics included how Salt Lake City became the capital of Utah and the role played by Mormon leader Brigham Young. She…

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    American History TV in Salt Lake City, Utah

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Salt Lake City, Utah, from May 4-8 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Wilford Woodruff and the 1890 Manifesto

    Richard Turley talked about the journals of Wilford Woodruff, the fourth President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his 1890 manifesto. Woodruff was known as one…

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    Governor Gary Herbert on Utah History and Politics

    Utah Governor Gary Herbert (R) talked about Utah’s history and the role of the Mormon religion on the state. He also talked about his Healthy Utah plan, same sex marriage in…

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    Salt Lake City Main Public Library

    Errin Pederson and Mike Nordenstrom talked about Salt Lake City’s Main Public Library. Opened in February 2003, the building was designed by architect Moshe Safdie on the premise…

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    Book TV in Salt Lake City, Utah

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Salt Lake City, Utah, from May 4-8 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Fort Douglas Military Museum

    Robert Voyles visited the Fort Douglas Military Museum and talked about the history of the military fort in what is now Salt Lake City. Abraham Lincoln ordered the creation of the fort…

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    Fawn Brodie and the Mormon Church

    Charles Trentelman talked about Ogden, Utah, author Fawn Brodie and her relationship to the Mormon church. Ms. Brodie was raised in a Mormon family, but later moved away from the…

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    Ben Lomond and Paramount Pictures

    Charles Trentelman talked about the Utah’s Ben Lomond mountain and its relationship to the Paramount Pictures logo.  C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in…

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    Promontory Summit

    David Kilton visited Promontory Summit, the site where the golden spike was struck completing construction on the Transcontinental Railroad. Construction of the Central Pacific…

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    History of Ogden Streets

    Charles Trentelman talked about the history of Ogden, Utah’s street names. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in…

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    American History TV in Ogden, Utah

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Ogden, Utah, from April 7-10 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Utah State Railroad Museum

    Lee Witten toured Utah State Railroad Museum and talked about several artifacts related to the state’s rail history, including equipment that helped early trains navigate through the…

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    Utah Construction Company

    Sarah Langsdon talked about the Utah Construction Company. Founded in Ogden in 1900, the company was part of many U.S. construction projects throughout the 20th century, including…

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    Reuel Miller and the History of Ogden, Utah

    Charles Trentelman talked about Reuel Miller, a participant in Ogden, Utah’s notorious past. In 1995 Mr. Trentelman interviewed Reuel Miller, who was then 96 years old,…

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    Fort Buenaventura and Miles Goodyear

    Ogden, Utah’s Fort Buenaventura and Utah Mountain man Miles Goodyear were profiled. Miles Goodyear settled and built a fort in what is now Ogden, Utah, in 1846. The Fort was the…

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