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  • Maine Historical Society Archives Artifacts
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    Maine Historical Society Archives Artifacts

    Jamie Kingman Rice highlighted some of the items in the Maine Historical Society’s archives, including a lock of George Washington’s hair and a letter book belonging to Benedict Arnold. C-SPAN’s Local…

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  • Conversation with Historian Allen Guelzo
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    Conversation with Historian Allen Guelzo

    Historian Gary Gallagher talked with Lincoln and Civil War scholar Allen Guelzo about his previous work on President Abraham Lincoln as well as his current project on Confederate General Robert…

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  • emDarwins Backyardem
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    Darwin's Backyard

    Biology professor James Costa talked about his book Darwin’s Backyard, in which he chronicles the life, career, and experiments of Charles Darwin.

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  • emThe Food of a Younger Landem
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    The Food of a Younger Land

    Mark Kurlansky talked about his book The Food of a Younger Land: A Portrait of American Food--Before the National Highway System, Before Chain Restaurants, and Before Frozen Food, When the Nation’s Food Was…

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  • Sarah Ferris on 2018 Budget Resolution and Tax Reform
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    Sarah Ferris on 2018 Budget Resolution and Tax Reform

    Sarah Ferris talked about the next steps for the Republican 2018 budget resolution and tax reform framework which had recently passed in the Senate.

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  • Controversial Generals of the Civil War Saturday Session Part 4
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    Controversial Generals of the Civil War, Saturday Session, Part 4

    Pamplin Historical Park hosts a symposium called “Generals We Love to Hate” looking at some of the more controversial military leaders of the Civil War.

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  • Journalists on Covering Opioid Addiction and Abuse
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    Journalists on Covering Opioid Addiction and Abuse

    Journalists from the Washington Post and CBS’s “60 Minutes” discussed their work on a joint investigation into the influence U.S. pharmaceutical companies have over Congress and the federal…

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  • Panel Discussion on Banned Books
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    Panel Discussion on Banned Books

    David Levithan, author of Two Boys Kissing, Coe Booth, author of Kinda Like Brothers, and Ariel Schrag, author of Stuck in the Middle, talked about banned books.

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  • Representative Chellie Pingree Interview
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    Representative Chellie Pingree Interview

    Representative Chellie Pingree (D-ME) talked about Portland, Maine, the state’s organic farming industry, and why she entered politics. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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  • Maine Women Writers Collection
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    Maine Women Writers Collection

    Maine Women Writers Collection director Jennifer Tuttle explained the importance of the collection and highlighted some of its material. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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  • emAmerican Characterem
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    American Character

    Colin Woodard talked about his book American Character, in which he chronicles the struggle between individual liberty and the common good and its effect on the country. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

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  • Controversial Generals of the Civil War Saturday Session Part 3
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    Controversial Generals of the Civil War, Saturday Session, Part 3

    Pamplin Historical Park hosts a symposium called “Generals We Love to Hate” looking at some of the more controversial military leaders of the Civil War.

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  • Maine Historical Society Library
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    Maine Historical Society Library

    Jamie Rice highlighted some of the oldest items in the Maine Historical Society archives' special collections. Located in downtown Portland, the Maine Historical Society archives is a statewide historical…

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  • emShaking the Faithem
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    Shaking the Faith

    Elizabeth De Wolfe talked about her book Shaking the Faith, in which she shares the story of former Shaker Mary Marshall Dyer’s 50 year campaign to denounce the Shaker religion and win back the custody of…

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  • The WadsworthLongfellow House
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    The Wadsworth-Longfellow House

    Kathleen Neumann shares the story of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s life inside the Wadsworth-Longfellow House and the influence Portland had on the poet. Built in 1785 by his grandfather, the…

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  • Driving Tour of Portland Maine
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    Driving Tour of Portland, Maine

    Robert Witkowski, creative director of Visit Portland, gave a tour of Portland, Maine, and highlighted some of its historic locations. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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  • emThe Lobster Coastem
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    The Lobster Coast

    Colin Woodard, author of The Lobster Coast: Rebels, Rusticators, and the Struggle for a Forgotten Frontier, explained the beginnings of the Maine lobster industry and how it preserves itself. Maine’s lobster…

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  • US Colored Troops as Prisoner Guards
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    U.S. Colored Troops as Prisoner Guards

    Kelly Mezurek talked about the Union’s decision to assign U.S. Colored Troops to guard Confederate prisoners. She described the impact on Southern morale, particularly when Confederates were under African American…

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  • emGive Workem
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    Give Work

    SamLeila Janah talked about her book Give Work, in which she discusses a business model designed to lift poor communities out of poverty. She spoke with Professor Laura Tyson.

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  • Controversial Generals of the Civil War Saturday Session Part 2
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    Controversial Generals of the Civil War, Saturday Session, Part 2

    Pamplin Historical Park hosts a symposium called “Generals We Love to Hate” looking at some of the more controversial military leaders of the Civil War.

    61 views
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