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    Constitution Party Nominee Acceptance Speech

    Darrell Castle and Scott Bradley, the 2016 presidential and vice presidential Constitution Party nominees, gave their acceptance speeches at the party’s convention at the City Center Hilton in Salt Lake City.

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    Mitt Romney Remarks on Republican Presidential Race

    2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney talked about his party’s 2016 field of candidates. The former Massachusetts governor called the party’s front runner for president, Donald Trump, a “phony” and “fraud.” He warned that if the party chose him to be the nominee, America’s prospects for a great future would be greatly diminished.

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    Utah State of the State Address

    Utah Governor Gary Herbert (R) delivered his annual State of the State address at the state capitol in Salt Lake City. He asked legislators to focus their upcoming lawmaking session on reducing the number of regulations affecting Utah businesses, investing in schools, and boosting the state’s business climate.

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    Indian Claims Commission

    Professor Gregory Smoak talked about the Indian Claims Commission, a judicial panel created in 1946 for relations between the U.S. government and Native American tribes. It was established under the Indian Claims Act in 1946 by the United States Congress to hear claims of Indian tribes against the United States, and was meant to resolve many longstanding claims. The class is from a course called “American Indian History Since 1850.”

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    Mormon Rivals

    Thomas Burr and Matt Canham talked about their book, Mormon Rivals: The Romneys, the Huntsmans and the Pursuit of Power, about the family friendship and eventual falling out between the Romneys and the Huntsmans, two of the founding families of the Mormon church. The authors state that Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman, whose fathers were friends, were political allies and Mormon brothers-in-arms until Governor Huntsman failed to support Governor Romney in the latter’s run for president in 2008.

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    University of Utah Commencement Address

    Secretary Robert McDonald gave the commencement address to the 2015 graduating class of the University of Utah. He spoke about the importance of having a purpose in life and making a difference. He also talked about the missions of the Department of Veterans Affairs and the University of Utah. Secretary McDonald earned his Master of Business Administration degree at the university in 1978.

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    Utah 4th Congressional District Debate

    Mia Love (R) and Doug Owens (D), candidates in Utah’s 4th Congressional District race, met in a debate. They were running to replace incumbent Representative Jim Matheson (D), who was retiring. The debate took place in the KUED-TV studio at the Dolores Doré Eccles Broadcast Center on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City,

    Courtesy of Utah Debate Commission.

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    Great Salt Lake

    Greg Smoak, director of the American West Center at the University of Utah, talked about Utah’s Great Salt Lake, the Native Americans who used the land, and the European explorers who first saw the Lake. He visited sites that attracted vacationers and tourists during the late 19th and early 20th century, and talked about some industries that have grown in the area due to the resources that the lake has to offer.

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Salt Lake City, Utah, from May 4-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

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    Japanese American Archives

    Lorraine Crouse, curator for the Japanese American Collection at the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah, talked about the Japanese history in Salt Lake City. topics included Japanese miners and farmers, the creation of Japantown in the heart of Salt Lake City, and Utah’s World Wa II Japanese relocation camp.

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Salt Lake City, Utah, from May 4-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

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    Life and Beliefs of Brigham Young

    Jennifer Lund talked about Brigham Young and his role in bringing the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Salt Lake City Utah. She explained Young’s relationship with founder Joseph Smith, Young’s leadership roles within the church, and how his views on religion and on polygamy developed over time.

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Salt Lake City, Utah, from May 4-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

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