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    The President: November 1967

    This film reports on President Lyndon Johnson’s activities in November 1967. Scenes included the arrival of King Mahendra of Nepal, the signing of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967,…

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    African Americans in Congress in the 19th Century

    House of Representatives historian Matthew Wasniewski and House curator Farar Elliott talked the history of African Americans who served in Congress during the late 19th century.

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    Freedom Summer School

    Irene Williams talked about her experiences at the Freedom Summer School program and how that summer changed her life. During the summer of 1964, when Ms. Williams turned 10 years…

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    Mississippi Governor Theodore Bilbo

    Jennifer Brannock talked about Theodore Bilbo, a former Mississippi governor, U.S. Senator, and member of the Ku Klux Klan. She showed items from the University of Southern…

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    Philanthropist Oseola McCarty

    Jewel Brantley Tucker and Jim Coll talked about the life of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, washerwoman turned philanthropist Oseola McCarty. Ms. McCarty dropped out of school in the…

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    University of Southern Mississippi Rare Books Collection

    Jennifer Brannock showed rare books and artifacts from the Sam Woods Collection at the University of Southern Mississippi’s McCain Library.  C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

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    Civil Rights Activist Vernon Dahmer

    Vernon Dahmer, Jr., and Ellie Dahmer talked about the life of slain civil rights activist Vernon Dahmer. They shared the story of the night their home was attacked by members of the Ku…

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    Democratic Presidential Campaign Ads

    Political ads by Priorities USA Action in support of the Democratic presidential nomination campaign of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were shown. The ads, which attacked…

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    Innovation and Enterprise

    John Gray gave a tour the Innovation wing of the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. He showed some of his favorite objects, including a 1896 bicycle embellished with…

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    Jimmy Who?

    Jimmy Who? is a film created for the 1976 campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Jimmy Carter. The film was originally used to introduce the former Georgia Governor to voters…

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    President Ford Campaign Rally in Johnson City, Tennessee

    President Gerald Ford spoke at a campaign rally in Tennessee during the 1976 presidential campaign. President Ford went on to win the Tennessee Republican primary by less than one…

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    C-SPAN Coverage of Donald Trump's Meeting With Congressional Republicans

    C-SPAN coverage of presumptive 2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s meetings with congressional Republicans included video clips of protestors outside the Republican…

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    Origin of McDonald's Restaurants

    Albert Okura talked about how McDonald’s restaurants got their start in San Bernardino, California. He spoke about Dick and Maurice “Mac” McDonald and their impact on…

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    Bird Eggs and DDT Legislation

    Aiko Martin and Eugene Cardiff talked about San Bernardino County Museum’s bird egg collection, the fifth largest in the world, and how it was used to study the effects of the…

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    Norton Air Force Base

    Bob Edwards talked about the history of Norton Air Force Base, a logistics depot for the U.S. military from 1950 to 1994. Until its closure, as a result of the Base Realignment and Closure…

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    Mormon Settlement of San Bernardino

    Jennifer Dickerson and Nick Cataldo talked about the Mormon pioneers who helped settle the town of San Bernardino, California, and showed items from the pioneer’s exhibit at the San…

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    Historic Route 66 in San Bernardino

    Nicholas Cataldo talked about the impact of U.S. Highway 66, also known as Route 66, on the city of San Bernardino, California. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in…

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    1968 Presidential Campaign Ads

    1968 presidential campaign ads from Republican nominee Richard Nixon, Democratic Nominee Hubert Humphrey, and American Independent Party candidate George Wallace. Also, two ads for…

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    George Wallace Campaign Film

    This film chronicles former Governor George Wallace’s (D-AL) push to get on the California ballot for the 1968 presidential election. He chose to run for president under the…

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    Presidential Campaign Ads

    Two campaign ads were shown. The ad by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a candidate for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, was called “Republican Party Unifier:…

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