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    Book Fairs and Festivals

    A list of upcoming books fairs and festivals as of August 22, 2015.

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    Early Public Affairs Films

    Mike Mashon, head of the Moving Image Section of the Library of Congress Packard Campus, talked about the earliest public affairs films, including those of U.S. presidents, the…

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    Early Motion Pictures

    Mike Mashon, head of the Moving Image Section of the Library of Congress, toured the Library of Congress Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virginia, and talked about the “Paper Print…

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    RMS Queen Mary and World War II

    “Captain” Will Kayne gave an overview of the history of the hotel and former ocean liner RMS Queen Mary, including her service as a troop ship during World War II. Clips…

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    Presidential Summer Reading List

    A list of the books President Obama was reading the summer of 2015.

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    Congressional Summer Reading Tweets

    Some congressmen tweeted responses to the question “What are you reading this summer?”

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    Presidential Candidates at the Iowa State Fair

    Schedule information was given of coverage of presidential candidates at the Iowa State Fair. Iowa traditionally holds the nation’s first presidential caucus.

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    Presidential Candidates at the Iowa State Fair

    Schedule information was given of coverage of presidential candidates at the Iowa State Fair. Iowa traditionally holds the nation’s first presidential caucus. A tweet was shown…

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    Summer Reading Tweets and Posts, 1

    Book TV’s followers on Twitter and Facebook respond to the question “What are you reading this summer?”

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    Books by Presidential Candidates

    A list of books written by announced and potential 2016 presidential candidates.

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    Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibit

    Peter Kuznick gave a tour of an exhibit marking the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. In cooperation with the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and the Nagasaki…

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    "Voters First Forum" Scenes

    Scenes were shown of preparations for the New Hampshire Union Leader's “Voters First Forum” with the 2016 Republican presidential candidates at St. Anselm College in…

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    "Augusta, 1864" Exhibit and Civil War in Augusta

    Nancy Glaser talked about the role played by Augusta, Georgia, during the Civil War. Ms. Glaser, executive director of the Augusta Museum of History, spoke about the…

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    Augusta Canal and Old Confederate Powder Works

    Julie Boone talked about the history of the Augusta Canal and explained why it was chartered in 1845. Rebecca Rogers talked about the Old Confederate Powder Works, which was built during…

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    James Brown in Augusta, Georgia

    Deanna Brown Thomas talked about the life of her father, singer James Brown, his role in the Civil Rights Movement, and his impact on the city of Augusta, Georgia. Ms. Thomas…

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    President Johnson Medicare Phone Calls

    This is a C-SPAN radio produced program of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s 1965 White House recordings on Medicare. Audio with still photos.

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    New Books Being Published

    A list of new books being released July 28, 2015.

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    Books by Presidential Candidates

    A list of books written by announced and potential 2016 presidential candidates.

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    Hanging of Cuban Flag in State Department Lobby

    After diplomatic relations were officially restored at midnight, at 4 A.M. the Cuban flag was added, without ceremony, to the ranks of the flags in the State Department lobby of the nations…

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    Lexington Cemetery

    Kent Masterson Brown gave a tour of the Lexington, Kentucky, cemetery and spoke about some of the national figures who are buried there. Mr. Brown showed the Todd family burial…

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