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    Frontier Days Carriages

    Marietta Dinneen talked about the Frontier Days Parade and why some of the carriages featured in the parade are historically significant. Ms. Dinneen and her crew of volunteers…

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    Book Discussion on The Hitching Post Inn

    Sue Castaneda talked about her book, The Hitching Post Inn: Wyoming’s Second Capitol, in which she looks at the history of the Hitching Post Inn in Cheyenne, Wyoming. It was the…

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    Henry Wallace’s 1948 Presidential Campaign

    Thomas Devine talked about Henry Wallace’s 1948 campaign for president as the nominee of the Progressive Party. Henry Wallace served as Vice President under President Franklin D.…

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    Book Discussion on Capital Characters of Old Cheyenne

    Lori Van Pelt, author of Capital Characters of Old Cheyenne, toured various sites of Old Cheyenne, and talked about some of the people who played an important role in Wyoming’s…

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    Book Discussion on Dying for Joe McCarthy's Sins

    Rodger McDaniel talked about his book, Dying for Joe McCarthy’s Sins: The Suicide of Wyoming Senator Lester Hunt, in which he explores the circumstances leading up to Senator…

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    Frontier Days and the Old West Museum

    Mike Kassel talked about the history of Frontier Days, and some of the historic figures who attended the event the turn of the 20th century including Buffalo Bill and Teddy…

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    American History Tour of Westward Expansion

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) travel beyond the Washington beltway to capture stories of literary and historic significance from small and mid-size cities across the…

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    Book Discussion on A Grizzly in the Mail and Other Adventures in American History

    Tim Grove talked about his book, A Grizzly in the Mail and Other Adventures in American History, in which he recalls his tour of American history sites and the historical objects that he…

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    Open Phones with Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Doris Kearns Goodwin responded to questions from members of the audience who had just watched her on-stage presentation about her book, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard…

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    Book Discussion on The Bully Pulpit

    Doris Kearns Goodwin spoke about her book, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism, in which she explores the technological and economic…

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    Life of Tom Horn

    Larry Ball talked the life and legacy of westerner Tom Horn, who lived from 1860 to 1903. Mr. Ball described Horn’s work as a gunman for the Pinkerton Detective Agency and…

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    Book Discussion on Price of Fame

    Sylvia Jukes Morris talked about her book, Price of Fame: The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce, her second volume on the life of conservative commentator and former Representative Clare Booth…

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    Building of Washington, D.C.

    Alison Fortier talked about the building of the various historical sites throughout Washington, D.C., and the people who helped shape the nation’s capital. In her book, A History…

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    Book Discussion on In the Kingdom of Ice

    Hampton Sides talked about his book, In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette, in which he recounts the U.S. naval expedition to the North Pole in…

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    Myths Surrounding the Star-Spangled Banner

    Panelists talked about several myths surrounding the “Star-Spangled Banner” and what led to the rise of the national anthem as a part of everyday society. They also spoke…

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    Book Discussion on The Forgotten Man

    Amity Shlaes talked about her book, The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression, in which she examines the financial history of the Great Depression and critiques the New Deal.…

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    Teapot Dome Scandal

    Phil Roberts talked about the history of the Teapot Dome Scandal, its connection to Casper, Wyoming, and the impact it had on oil production. The scandal was a bribery incident that…

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    Book Discussion on Devil's Gate

    Tom Rea shared a chapter from his book, Devil’s Gate: Owning the Land, Owning the Story, in which he discusses alleged cattle rustlers Ella Watson and James Averell, who were lynched…

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    Book Discussion on Wagon Wheels

    Ben Kern talked about the book, Wagon Wheels: A Contemporary Journey on the Oregon Trail, in which he and co-author Candy Moulton chronicle Mr. Kern’s experience traveling the…

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    Book Discussion on Valentine T. McGillycuddy

    Candy Moulton talked about her book, Valentine T. McGillycuddy: Army Surgeon, Agent of the Sioux, in which she explores the life and career of U.s Army surgeon Valentine T. McGillycuddy,…

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