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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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    New Books Being Published

    A list of new books being released the week of December 16, 2014.

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    Los Angeles Times Nonfiction Best-Sellers List

    Los Angeles Times list of best-selling nonfiction books as of December 7, 2014.

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    The New York Times Notable Books of 2014

    Some picks were shown from The New York Times list of “100 Notable Books of 2014” published December 2, 2014.

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    Women in Congress, Part 2

    House of Representatives historian Matthew Wasniewski and Curator Farar Elliott presented artifacts and photographs related to and talked about the history of women in the U.S. House of…

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    The Globe and Mail Best Books of 2014

    Some picks were shown of the best book of 2014 on the “Bookshelf” of Toronto’s Globe and Mail.

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    1965 Film The Wise Years Wasted

    In this 1965 Department of Labor film, television journalist Chet Huntley reports on the problem of employing older workers in an American society where technological and automation changes…

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    Branch Davidian Standoff

    Professor Bill Pitts talked about the history of the Branch Davidians and the standoff, as well as Charles Pace, a member of the group and Pastor at the Branch Church. In 1993, local…

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    Texas Collection at Baylor University

    John Wilson talked about the Texas Collection at Baylor University. The Texas Collection’s holdings of books, archives, photographs, maps, newspapers, state documents, oral…

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    History of the Texas Rangers

    Christine Rothenbush and Byron Johnson gave a tour of the Texas Rangers Museum and Hall of Fame in Waco, Texas, and showed some of the items in the museum’s collection, including…

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    New Books Being Published

    A list of new books being released the week of December 9, 2014

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    Washington Post Nonfiction Best Sellers List

    The Washington Post's list of best-selling nonfiction books as of December 6, 2014

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    Book Fairs and Festivals

    A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of December 8, 2014.

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    1953 Waco Tornado

    Larry Holze talked about the 1953 tornado that destroyed much of downtown Waco, Texas. The tornado killed 114 people and caused extensive damage to the downtown area. It is the…

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    Minneapolis StarTribune Best Books of 2014

    Some picks were shown from the Minneapolis StarTribune list of best book of 2014 published November 29, 2014.

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