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    1965 U.S. Army Documentary Tried by Fire

    This 1965 U.S. Army documentary is narrated by actor Paul Newman and looks at the 1944-45 Battle of the Bulge, and the experiences of the 84th Infantry Division. The program includes…

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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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    Washington Post

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    1974 Film The People and the Police: Oakland

    This 1974 KRON-TV program investigates the history of police brutality in Oakland, California, and documents a variety of efforts to reform the department, including the practice of audio…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Book Fairs and Festivals

    A list of book fairs and festivals as of December 23, 2014 was shown.

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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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