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Harvard Book Store

Harvard Book Store was established in 1932 by Mark Kramer, father of longtime owner Frank Kramer, and originally sold used textbooks to students. Though often confused with the Harvard Coop, the store has no affiliation with Harvard University or the Coop bookstore, Harvard's Barnes & Noble-managed textbook distributor. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Harvard Book Store has hosted 149 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 2002 Speech. The year with the most events was 2021 with 26 events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2011 with an average of 3,847 views per video. Most appearances with Nell Pepper (12), Audrey Stewart (9), Kate Brouns (8). Most common tags: African Americans, U.S. History, Culture.

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