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    Tuskegee Syphilis Study

    A C-SPAN school bus crew toured the site of the Tuskegee Human and Civil Rights Multicultural Center and learned about the Tuskegee syphilis study. Portions of President…

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    Tacoma Book Center

    Mr. Jezek talked about his used-book store.

    2,059 views
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    Sunday Journal White House

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

    1,861 views
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    Dred Scott Decision

    The C-SPAN School Bus crew visited the old court house in St. Louis where slave Dred Scott sued for his freedom in a case that eventually made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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    1900 Galveston Hurricane

    Alice Wygant talked about the Galveston County Historical Museum. She focused on the “Tragedy into Triumph” exhibit on the natural disasters that have struck the city,…

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    Wiesenthal Center

    The School Bus crew visited the Simon Wiesenthal Center. Ms. Geft talked about the center. Mr. Clary shared his experiences during the Holocaust.

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    Eugene V. Debs Museum

    The C-SPAN School Bus visited the home of labor union leader Eugene V. Debs (1855-1926) in Terre Haute, Indiana. Standing in front of the building, curators of the museum talked about…

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    16th St. Baptist Church, Birmingham, AL

    Mr. Freiberger welcomed the C-SPAN School Bus to Birmingham. Reverend Hamlin spoke about the 16th Street Baptist Church, which was a very important site in the civil rights…

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    Submarine H.L. Hunley

    In 1864 the Confederate Navy submarine H.L. Hunley sank the USS Husatonic but never returned to its base, the first time a submarine sank another vessel in history. The wreck of the…

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    Teapot Dome Scandal

    Professor Roberts talked about the Teapot Dome scandal by which the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of the Navy were leasing oil fields in a strategic reserve. `

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    USS North Carolina

    Captain Scheu talked about the history of the USS North Carolina. The first of ten fast battleships built by the United States which saw service in World War II, USS North Carolina set…

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    Cowpens National Battlefield

    Mr. Saunders discussed the historical significance of the Cowpens National Battlefield. He spoke about the Battle of Cowpens and how it was a turning point in the Revolutionary…

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    Fred Imus Auto Body Shop

    During a simulcast of the “Imus in the Morning” radio show, the School Bus visited Don Imus’s brother Fred Imus in Santa Fe at his auto body shop. The visit was shown…

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    Santa Barbara Mission

    The Santa Barbara Mission was one of 21 missions built on the California coast by Spanish and Mexican Franciscan missionaries between 1769 and 1823. Ms. Foss described the history of…

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    Washington Irving Trail Musuem

    Carla Chlouber discussed the significance of Washington Irving’s life and his significance as the first short story author and literary celebrity in America. The Washington…

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    John C. Calhoun

    Calhoun’s son in law, Thomas Clemson, founded Clemson University around Calhoun’s home and
    plantation, Fort Hill. Mr. Hiott talked about Calhoun’s influence in…

    428 views
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    Great Chicago Fire

    Mr. Greenberg talked about the great Chicago fire which began in the evening on 9 October 1871. The fire cost about $200 million.

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    Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace

    Mr. Markis talked about the house where President Theodore Roosevelt was born in 1858 and lived until he was fourteen years old.

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    Robert Frost Farm

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    Johnstown Flood

    A C-SPAN school bus crew toured the Johnstown Flood Museum to learn about the flood and its impact on the region.

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