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    Mayor Schneider on Santa Barbara, California

    Mayor Helene Schneider talked about the history and politics of Santa Barbara, California, as still images and scenes of the city were shown. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs)…

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    Book Discussion on Singing for Freedom

    Scott Gac talked about his book, Singing for Freedom: The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Nineteenth Century Culture of Antebellum Reform, about one of the most famous American family…

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    Connecticut's Old State House

    Sally Whipple talked about the historic events that happened inside Connecticut’s Old State House, including the 1814 Hartford Convention. The three-fifths compromise and…

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    Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch

    Sally Taylor talked about the role Hartford, Connecticut, played in the Civil War and the symbolism behind the Soldiers and Sailors arch, which was designed to welcome the city’s…

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    Venture Smith

    Chandler Saint talked about the life of Venture Smith, an African child who was captured and sold into slavery in the U.S. when he was ten years old. Mr. Smith eventually purchase…

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    Governor Dannel Malloy on Connecticut History

    Governor Dannel Malloy (D) talked about the history and design of Connecticut’s Capitol building, and shared stories of some of the memorials lining its halls. C-SPAN’s Local…

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    American History TV in Hartford, Connecticut

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Hartford, Connecticut, from November 14-20 to feature the history and literary life…

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    Mark Twain's Daughters

    Tracy Brindle showed selections from a collection of books and letters from Mark Twain to his daughters, providing insight into their relationship. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

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    Mark Twain's Hartford Home

    Cindy Lovell gave a tour of the Mark Twain House and Museum and spoke about Mark Twain’s professional success and private life. She shared stories of the author’s life with…

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    Samuel Colt and Colt Firearms

    Dean Nelson talked about Samuel Colt’s career, which included financial struggles and design failures before he returned to Hartford, Connecticut, to build the Colt Firearms…

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    Harriet Beecher Stowe House

    Katherine Kane and Ryan Allen gave a tour of the home of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of the anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin, and spoke about the author’s time in…

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    Harriet Beecher Stowe Center Special Collections

    Elizabeth Burgess showed selections from the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center’s special collections, including letters and books relating to Ms. Stowe’s anti-slavery novel,…

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    Book Discussion on The Logbooks

    Anne Farrow talked about her book, The Logbooks: Connecticut’s Slave Ships and Human Memory, about the logbooks of Connecticut’s slave ships and their role in helping to tell…

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    Amistad Center for Art and Culture

    Frank Mitchell gave a tour of the Amistad Center’s “This is My Story, This is My Song: Writers, Musicians, and the Black Freedom Struggle” exhibit, which documents the…

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    Book TV in Hartford, Connecticut

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Hartford, Connecticut, from November 14-20 to feature the history and literary life…

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    Connecticut and the Revolutionary War

    Jody Blankenship, Callie Prince, and Melissa Traub talked about Connecticut’s role during the Revolutionary War and showed items related to the state’s involvement in the…

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    Book Discussion on Raise

    Kiera Butler talked about Raise: What 4-H Teaches Seven Million Kids and How Its Lessons Could Change Food and Farming Forever. In her book she wrote about the 4-H club and its impact on…

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    Industrialist Henry Kaiser

    Lincoln Cushing shared the history of and highlighted items from Kaiser Permanente’s Henry J. Kaiser Collection and Archives. During World War II, Henry Kaiser ran several…

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    Pullman Porters

    Rick Moss showed some of the items from the Pullman porters collection at the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Pullman porters, many of whom were African American, were…

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    American History TV in Oakland, California

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Oakland, California, from October 31-November 5 to feature the history and literary…

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