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    George Washington Masonic Memorial

    Mark Tabbert talked about the George Washington Masonic National Memorial in Alexandria, Virginia, and about freemasonry. He showed some of the relics from President Washington’s…

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    Life and Artwork of Georgia O'Keeffe

    Carolyn Kastner talked about Georgia O’Keeffe and her impact on American art and culture. She talked about the different phases of Ms. O’Keeffe’s life and art,…

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    Pennsylvania 7th House District Profile

    Pat Meehan (R) and Bryan Lentz (D) were shown campaigning for the seat in the U.S. House from Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District being vacated by Representative Joe Sestak (D).…

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    Pennsylvania 11th House District Profile

    Political reporter Borys Krawczeniuk talked about Pennsylvania’s 11th Congressional District. Video of the candidates, Congressman Paul Kanjorski (D) and Lou Barletta (R),…

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    Interview with Dorothy Kingery, Sister of Jim Williams

    Dorothy Kingery talked about her brother, the late Jim Williams, who was featured in John Berendt’s book about Savannah, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. Topics included how…

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    Letter from a Birmingham Jail

    Professor Jonathan Bass talked about the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.'s April 1963 “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” He wrote in response to a letter from eight white…

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    Japanese Internment Camp

    Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, 10 Japanese-American internment camps were set up in the United States. The two easternmost of these were located in the Arkansas towns of Rohwer…

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    1920s Indiana Ku Klux Klan

    Professor James Madison showed pictures and artifacts in the collection of the Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis, Indiana, as he talked about the history of the Ku Klux Klan in…

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    Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

    Julia Whitehead gave a tour of the new Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. She talked about the author’s life and work as she pointed out related…

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    The History of Spindletop

    On January 11, 1901, oil began gushing out of a salt dome mound about three miles south of downtown Beaumont. Dubbed the "Lucas Gusher", the oil discovery on Spindletop Hill changed…

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    History of Willow Run Bomber Plant

    Dennis Norton, founder of the Yankee Air Museum, and Randy Hotton, the museum’s former director, talked about the history of the Willow Run Bomber Plant, and why the museum is trying…

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    Wormsloe Plantation and Noble Jones

    Chris Floyd gave a tour of Wormsloe Plantation as he talked about the founding of Savannah, Georgia. Noble Jones (1702-1775), a good friend of city founder James Oglethorpe, built…

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    The Hunley Submarine

    In 1864, the Confederate Civil War submarine H.L. Hunley became the first submersible to sink an enemy warship, but then disappeared. The remains of the Hunley were discovered in 1995…

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    Book Discussion on While the World Watched

    Carolyn McKinstry talked about surviving the September 15, 1963, bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. She lost four of her friends in the bombing that…

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    Denmark Vesey Slave Rebellion

    Bernard Powers gave a tour of sites in Charleston related to black heritage. He talked about the Denmark Vesey Slave Rebellion, which was a failed 1822 revolt that resulted in the…

    1,073 views
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    General George Pickett and the Pig War

    Michael Vouri, Chief of Interpretation and Historian for San Juan Island National Historical Park, talked about George Edward Pickett and his role in the Pig War, a territorial…

    980 views
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    Native Americans and Common Stereotypes

    Michael Hammond, executive director of the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum, toured the museum and talked about the impact of American pop culture on how Native Americans are…

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    The Evictions of Malaga Island, Maine

    Archaeologists uncovered artifacts on Malaga Island, Maine after its mixed-race inhabitants were ordered to leave in 1912. Marylyn Darling Voter, a descendant whose family was evicted,…

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    Legalized Prostitution in Nevada

    Guy Rocha talked about the history of legalized prostitution in Nevada, which dates back to the mid-1800s and the discovery of the Comstock Lode. Nevada is the only state in the U.S.…

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    Book Discussion on SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper

    Howard Wasdin talked about his memoir of his career as a sniper in the Navy SEALs.
    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in…

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