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    Key West Custom House

    Cori Convertito talked about the U.S. Custom House in Key West, Florida, and the city’s development as a port town in the 1820s. The U.S. Custom House and Key West were central parts…

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    Harry S. Truman's Little White House

    Robert Wolz gave a tour of President Harry S. Truman’s Little White House in Key West, Florida. Mr. Wolz showed the house and shared stories of President Truman’s…

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    Ernest Hemingway House

    Curator Dave Gonzales gave a tour of the Ernest Hemingway’s home in Key West, Florida, and talked about how Key West served as an inspiration for many of his works. The author…

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    Hale Woodruff's Talladega College Murals

    Curator Jackie Serwer gave a tour of the National Museum of African American History and Culture exhibit of six recently restored murals depicting the Amistad slave revolt, the subsequent…

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    Senator Lamar Alexander Office Tour

    Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) recalled his walk across Tennessee as part of his successful 1978 gubernatorial campaign, and shared the stories behind political mementos in his Washington,…

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    William Jennings Bryan House

    Wayne Hester gave a tour of the William Jennings Bryan House, also known as Fairview. William Jennings Bryan, a Nebraska politician, public speaker, and writer, lived at the house from…

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    Nebraska State Capitol Architecture and Design

    Robert Ripley talked about the design features of the Nebraska State Capitol building, the third to be erected on the site. It was America’s first statehouse design to radically…

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    Tour of the Schomburg Center

    Book TV toured the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, part of the New York Public Library, based in Harlem, New York. During the tour, Director Khalil Gibran Muhammad…

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    Tour of the New York Times Book Review

    Book TV’s tour of the New York Times Book Review included an interview with the section’s editor, Pamela Paul, and a look at the department’s weekly…

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    Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors

    The Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors at the Bennett Martin Public Library in Lincoln, Nebraska, was profiled.  Since 1949, the reference department of the Bennett Martin…

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    Thomas Kennard House

    Historian Jim McKee talked about the Kennard House, the oldest standing structure in Lincoln, Nebraska. The house belonged to Thomas P. Kennard, the first Secretary of State for…

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    Eastern State Penitentiary

    Nick Gillette gave a tour the world’s first “penitentiary,” opened in 1829 by the state of Pennsylvania. The prison was a new experiment in reform of criminals and…

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    National Constitution Center Signer's Hall

    Jeffrey Rosen gave a tour of the permanent exhibit of 42 bronze statues of America’s Founding Fathers, and talked about the Constitutional Convention of 1787.

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    Kansas Governor's Mansion Library

    Mary Madden gave a tour of the library at Cedar Crest, the Kansas Governor’s home, and talked about the importance of its collection of books. Cedar Crest was built in 1928 by…

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    Kansas State Capitol

    Andrea Burton talked about the history of the Kansas State Capitol and showed some of its most notable features. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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    Charles Curtis House

    Nova Cottrell and Debra Goodrich Bisel talked about the Charles Curtis House, the former home of the United States' 31st vice president. Charles Curtis was a Kaw Nation Native American…

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    History of Fort Mose

    Vicki Tiseth and Kathleen Deagan talked about the history of Fort Mose and what researchers learned about the Fort during excavations that took place more than 250 years after its…

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    House Where Lincoln Died

    James Swanson, author of Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer, gave a tour of the Petersen House, where President Lincoln died after being shot by John Wilkes…

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    Fountain of Youth and Spanish Settlement of St. Augustine

    Kit Keating gave a tour of the site where it is believed Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon landed in America while supposedly searching for the “Fountain of Youth.” This is the…

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    St. Augustine's Oldest Home

    Susan Parker talked about the families that have lived in the Gonzalez-Alvarez House, St. Augustine, Florida’s, oldest home. Ms. Parker also spoke about how the city…

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