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    1939 Documentary The City

    This 1939 documentary argued that modern cities had become unhealthy and that planned communities more like pre-industrial small-town America were preferable. The film was produced for…

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    Jazz Age New York

    Donald Miller talks about Manhattan’s growth and transformation in the 1920s, including its growth from an urban backwater to a capital of culture and the people who made it…

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    Book Discussion on The Harness Maker's Dream

    NIck Kotz talked about his book, The Harness Maker’s Dream: Nathan Kallison and the Rise of South Texas. He spoke in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 14th annual National…

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    Alexander Ramsey House

    Jayne Becker talked about Minnesota’s first territorial governor, Alexander Ramsey, and gave a tour of his home and the collection it houses. Alexander Ramsey served as the first…

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    Gangster History in St. Paul, Minnesota

    Paul Maccabee, author of John Dillinger Slept Here: A Crooks Tour of Crime and Corruption in St. Paul, 1920-1936, talked about how St. Paul, Minnesota, became a safe haven for the…

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    Book Discussion on The Half Has Never Been Told

    Edward Baptist talked about his book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism, in which he contends that slavery drove the United States' transformation…

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    1952 Universal Newsreel

    This Universal newsreel highlighted several major news stories from 1952, including the presidential race between Dwight Eisenhower and Adlai Stevenson, the U.S. Navy’s use of guided…

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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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