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    1979 Greensboro Shooting

    Gayle Hicks Fripp talked about the November 3, 1979, mass shooting in Greensboro, North Carolina, that came to be known as the “Greensboro Massacre” and the overall impact it…

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    Governor Morehead and Blandwood Mansion

    Benjamin Briggs visited Blandwood, home of the former North Carolina Governor John Motley Morehead. Governor Morehead was the state’s 29th governor and is known as the…

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    Dolley Madison Collection

    Susan Webster visited the Dolley Madison Collection at the Greensboro Historical Museum and talked about the first lady’s life during her time in Washington, D.C. Ms. Webster…

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    American History TV in Greensboro, North Carolina

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Greensboro, North Carolina, from January 19-22, to feature the history and literary…

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    Battle at Guilford Courthouse

    John Durham visited the battlefield and talked about the Battle at Guildford County Courthouse, a Revolutionary War battle fought on March 15, 1781. He also spoke about Major General…

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    Greensboro Sit-Ins

    Deena Hayes-Greene visited the Woolworth’s counter that sparked the Greensboro sit-ins in 1960, and discussed how the museum tells the story of the young civil rights activists who…

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    Civil War Confederate Firearms Exhibit

    Jon Zachman gave a tour of the Greensboro Historical Museum’s exhibit “Through the Collectors' Eyes: Treasures of the Civil War.” The exhibit features more than 150…

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    Book Discussion on Belles of Liberty

    Linda Beatrice Brown talked about her book, Belles of Liberty: Gender, Bennett College, and the Civil Rights Movement, about the February 1960 sit-in that took place at a food counter in…

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    Book Discussion on Fire In The Belly

    Jerry Neal and Jerry Bledsoe talked about their book Fire In The Belly: Building A World-leading High-tech Company From Scratch In Tumultuous Times, about RF Micro Devices, a company…

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    World War I Propaganda Collection

    Keith Gorman talked about the World War I Propaganda Special Collection located at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The collection includes books and pamphlets prior to…

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    Book Discussion on Poor Whites of the Antebellum South

    Charles Bolton talked about his book Poor Whites of the Antebellum South: Tenants and Laborers in Central North Carolina and Northeast Mississippi, in which he examines the role poor whites…

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    Book Discussion on Color Blind Justice

    Professor Mark Elliott talked about his book, Color Blind Justice: Albion Tourgée and the Quest for Racial Equality from the Civil War to Plessy v. Ferguson. Albion Tourgee was a leading…

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    Women Veterans Historical Collection

    The Women Veterans Historic Project at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro was profiled, and speakers talked about the role women have played in the U.S. military throughout…

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    Book TV in Greensboro, North Carolina

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Greensboro, North Carolina, from January 19-22, to feature the history and literary…

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    Mayor Vaughan on Greensboro, North Carolina

    Mayor Nancy Vaughan talked about the city of Greensboro, North Carolina, as scenes of the city were shown. She was interviewed at Blandwood Mansion, the home of former North Carolina…

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    American History TV in Corpus Christi, Texas

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Corpus Christi, Texas, from January 12-15, to feature the history and literary life…

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    Book Discussion on Hell on Wheels

    Professor David Blanke talked about his book, Hell on Wheels: The Promise and Peril of America’s Car Culture, 1900-1940, about the importance of the automobile to American culture and…

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    History of the USS Lexington

    F.W. “Rocco” Montesano gave a tour of the USS Lexington, an Essex-class aircraft carrier that was the oldest working carrier in the U.S. Navy before it was decommissioned in…

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    Padre Island National Seashore

    Patrick Gamman, director of Communications for Padre Island National Seashore, talked about the history of the untouched piece of land and how it is used today. Four nations have…

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    Naval Air Station Corpus Christi

    Norman Delaney and Captain Steve Banta talked about Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, at one time the largest pilot training facility in the world. Commissioned just eight months…

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