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    1950 Film Cuba: The Land and the People

    This 1950 educational film designed for the classroom surveyed the history, culture, economy, and geography of Cuba using maps, and a bus journey from one end of the island to the other.

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    C-SPAN Video Library

    Robert Browning gave a tour of the C-SPAN Video Archives, which has digitally archived more than 200,000 hours of public affairs programming. He spoke about the importance of making…

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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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    Neil Armstrong and Eugene Cernan Exhibit

    Tracy Grimm gave a tour of the Neil Armstrong and Eugene Cernan exhibit, “Steps to the Moon,” on display in the Stewart Center at Purdue University. She talked about the…

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    1963 Film Cuba: A World Verdict

    This 1963 U.S. Information Agency film traces the history of the Cuban Revolution from January 1959 through the Cuban Missile Crisis throurgh a variety of journalists from South America and…

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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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    Octagon Museum and the Treaty of Ghent

    American History TV visited the Octagon Museum near the White House to mark the 200th anniversary of the December 24, 1814, signing of the Treaty of Ghent, which ended the War of 1812. A…

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    1959 Universal Newsreel Castro Triumphs

    The 1959 Universal Newsreel Castro Triumphs looks at culmination of the Cuban Revolution led by Fidel Castro.

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    Purdue University Psychoactive Substances Research Collection

    Purdue University’s Psychoactive Substances Research Collection was profiled. The collection includes rare books and medical research on the use of psychoactive substances as…

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    Von's Book Shop

    John von Erdmannsdorff talked about Von’s Book Shop in West Lafayette, Indiana. The local landmark was established in 1968 by Mr. von Erdmannsdorff to fill an empty…

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    Aviation and Space Exploration

    John Norberg talked about the role Purdue University has played in the history of flight and aeronautical engineering in the United States. Mr. Norberg spoke about major aviation…

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    Politico Non-Fiction Best-Sellers List

    The Politico Bookshelf list of the week’s best-selling nonfiction political books as of December 20, 2014.

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    Amelia Earhart Collection at Purdue University

    Sammie Morris speaks about the George Palmer Putnam Collection of Amelia Earhart Papers at Purdue University, the world’s largest collection of papers related to the American aviation…

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    Views on U.S.-Cuba Relations

    News and reactions to President Obama’s announcement of a major change in U.S. policy toward Cuba, including opening an embassy in Havana and opening trade and travel to the country,

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    Views on U.S.-Cuba Relations

    Congressional reactions were shown to the change in U.S. policy toward Cuba being announced that day by Presidents Obama and Castro.

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    1947 Film Shipbuilders of Essex

    This 1947 film documents the work of traditional wooden shipbuilding in Essex, Massachusetts, by following the creation of the 65 foot fishing trawler “St. Rosalie” from…

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    Newsweek Best Books of 2014

    Some picks were shown from Newsweek's list of the best books of 2014.

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    The Economist Best Books of 2014

    Some picks were shown from The Economist's list of the best books of 2014.

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    Book Fairs and Festivals

    A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of December 13, 2014.

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