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Chicago Public Library

The Chicago Public Library is the public library system that serves the City of Chicago in the U.S. state of Illinois. It consists of 79 branches, including a central library, two regional libraries, and branches distributed throughout the city's 77 Community Areas. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Chicago Public Library has hosted 11 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1999 Forum. The year with the most events was 2003 with four events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2011 with an average of 3,167 views per video. Most appearances with Leah Vaselopulos (4), Rick Kogan (2). Most common tags: Lincoln, Abraham, World History.

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    In the Garden of Beasts

    Erik Larson recounts the tenure of the first American ambassador to Hitler’s Germany, William Dodd. The former college professor and his…

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    Henry Louis Gates on Abraham Lincoln

    Professor Gates spoke about how personal stories relate to history and showed pictures while talking about tracing his family history. Topics included his…

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    We Are Lincoln Men

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Herbert Donald talked about his book, We Are Lincoln Men: Abraham Lincoln and His Friends, published by Simon and Schuster. In the book,…

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    Stalin's Last Crime: The Plot Against the Jewish Doctors

    Jonathan Brent talked about the book he co-authored with Vladimir Naumov titled Stalin’s Last Crime: The Plot Against the Jewish Doctors, 1948-1953, published by…

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