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    William Allen White and the Ku Klux Klan

    Lin Fredericksen talked about William Allen White and his efforts to push the Ku Klux Klan out of Kansas in the early 20th century. Ms. Fredericksen also showed items related to…

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    Book Discussion on Transgender Rights and Politics

    Professor Donald Haider-Markel, co-editor of Transgender Rights and Politics: Groups, Issue Framing, and Policy Adoption, talked about issues important to the transgender community and…

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    Brown v. Board of Education and the Monroe School

    Justin Sochacki gave a tour of Monroe Elementary School, one of the four formerly segregated chools for African Americans in Topeka, Kansas, and talked about the Brown v. Board of Education…

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    Book Discussion on Hometown Appetites

    Cynthia Harris, co-author of Hometown Appetites, talked about the largely forgotten American food writer Clementine Paddleford, who by the 1950s and 1960s had built a readership of 12…

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    Kansas Governor's Mansion Library

    Mary Madden gave a tour of the library at Cedar Crest, the Kansas Governor’s home, and talked about the importance of its collection of books. Cedar Crest was built in 1928 by…

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    Book Discussion on Pulled Over

    Professors Charles Epp and Steven Maynard-Moody, co-authors of Pulled Over: How Police Stops Define Race and Citizenship, talked about the history of police stops and their impact on…

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    Samuel Reader Diaries

    Michael Church talked about Samuel Reader, a Kansas pioneer, farmer, and soldier. Inspired by Lewis and Clark, Samuel Reader began keeping at diary in 1849 at the age of 14. He kept…

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    American History TV in Topeka, Kansas

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Topeka, Kansas, from April 5-9 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Book Discussion on Mayday Over Wichita

    D.W. Carter talked about his book, Mayday Over Wichita: The Worst Military Aviation Disaster in Kansas History, about the 1965 crash of an U.S. Air Force KC-135 tanker into an African…

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    Book Discussion on The Civil War in Kansas

    Debra Goodrich Bisel talked about her book, The Civil War in Kansas: Ten Years of Turmoil, about how fighting in Kansas began six years before the Civil War officially started in 1861. The…

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    Kansas State Capitol

    Andrea Burton talked about the history of the Kansas State Capitol and showed some of its most notable features. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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    Charles Curtis House

    Nova Cottrell and Debra Goodrich Bisel talked about the Charles Curtis House, the former home of the United States' 31st vice president. Charles Curtis was a Kaw Nation Native American…

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    Bleeding Kansas

    Bill Wagnon talked about “Bleeding Kansas,” the series of violent political confrontations from 1854-1961 between anti-slavery and pro-slavery elements in the Kansas Territory…

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    Book TV in Topeka, Kansas

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Topeka, Kansas, from April 5-9 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Territorial Kansas

    Time Rues talked about and presented items related to territorial Kansas, including two of the state’s first four constitutions, an earl map of the Kansas Territory, and a letter…

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    Governor Sam Brownback Interview

    Kansas Governor Sam Brownback (R) talked about the history and politics of his state. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in…

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    History of Fort Mose

    Vicki Tiseth and Kathleen Deagan talked about the history of Fort Mose and what researchers learned about the Fort during excavations that took place more than 250 years after its…

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    American History TV in St. Augustine, Florida

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in St. Augustine, Florida, from March 22-26 to feature the history and literary life…

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    Book Discussion on Bubba Toothed Bandit

    Professor Tracey Eaton talked about his book, Bubba Toothed Bandit: Tale of a Texas Bank Robber, about the story of a reformed criminal who reverted to a life of crime and claims to have…

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    Book Discussion on Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

    Thomas Graham talked about his book Mr. Flagler’s St. Augustine, in which he tells the story of Henry Flagler, one of the wealthiest men in America, who turned the…

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