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    Native American Effigy Mounds

    Amy Rosebrough visited Madison, Wisconsin’s, Native American Effigy Mounds and talked about what they reveal about the early cultures that lived in the area thousands of years…

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    History of Madison, Wisconsin

    David Mollenhoff talked about his book, Madison: A History of the Formative Years, in which he discusses what makes the city unique and explains how its location and early public policy…

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    Wisconsin State Capitol

    Jim Schaff gave a tour of the Wisconsin State Capitol and talked about why Madison was selected as the capital. He spoke about the architecture, which was designed by George Post in…

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    Political Career of Senator William Proxmire

    Michael Edmonds talked about Senator William Proxmire and shared personal stories told by Proxmire’s family and former co-workers. Mr. Edmonds also showed some of the papers…

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    Vietnam War Protest Artifacts

    Leslie Bellais talked about some of the artifacts related to the August 24, 1970 bombing at Sterling Hall on the University of Wisconsin - Madison campus. The bombers targeted the…

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    Vietnam War Protests

    Patrick Quinn, David Maraniss, and Mayor Paul Soglin talked about the Vietnam War Protests in Madison, Wisconsin, during the 1960s. Patrick Quinn was part of a group who organized the…

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    Senator La Follette and the Progressive Movement

    Michael Stevens talked about the role Senator Bob La Follette, Sr. played in building the Progressive Movement during the early part of the 20th century. He also talked about La…

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    American History TV in Madison, Wisconsin

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Madison, Wisconsin, from September 19-23 to feature the history and literary life of…

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    Book Discussion on Dollarocracy

    John Nichols talked about his book, Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America, which he co-wrote with Robert McChesney. In the book, the authors…

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    Society of American Indians Conference

    Larry Nesper talked about the Society of American Indians Conference. The group of Native American leaders from around the country met in October of 1914 on the University of…

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    University of Wisconsin World War I Exhibit

    Skye Doney talked about the World War I exhibit, “World War I 1914: Then came Armageddon,” at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The exhibit chronicles the beginning of…

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    Book Discussion on Madison

    Erika Janik talked about her book, Madison: History of a Model City, about the history of Madison, Wisconsin. In her book, she explains how Madison became the state capital, and how…

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    Book Discussion on Once in a Great City

    David Maraniss talked about his book, Once In A Great City: Why Detroit Mattered, in which he provides an inside look into the city of Detroit in 1962-1964, and explains what shaped the…

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    Book Discussion on A View from the Interior

    Susan Riseling talked about her book, A View from the Interior: Policing the Protests at the Wisconsin State Capitol, in which she discusses the collective bargaining protests in Madison,…

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    Book Discussion on Building Taliesin

    Ron McCrea talked about his book, Building Taliesin: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Home of Love and Loss, in which he discusses the life and career of architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and…

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    Book TV in Madison, Wisconsin

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Madison, Wisconsin, from September 19-23 to feature the history and literary life of…

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    American History TV in Colorado Springs, Colorado

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Colorado Springs, Colorado, from September 11-17 to feature the history and literary…

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    William Jackson Palmer

    Leah Davis-Witherow talked about William Jackson Palmer, who was the founder of Colorado Springs and largely responsible for the city’s early growth. He helped bring the railroad…

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    Zebulon Pike and Pikes Peak

    Matt Mayberry talked about Zebulon Pike and how the peak that bears his name became a symbol for exploration, the gold rush, settlement, and tourism in the Colorado Springs area. br/ The…

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    Book Discussion on The Expedition Trilogy

    Jason Lewis talked about his book trilogy, The Expedition: The True Story of the First Human-Powered Circumnavigation of the Earth, in which he recounts his circumnavigation of the globe…

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