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C-SPAN Cities Tour San Antonio, Texas, TX

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    Confederate Statues and Memorialization

    Author Catherine Clinton talked about her book, Confederate Statues and Memorialization. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2020 LCV Cities Tour” in San Antonio,…

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    Saving San Antonio

    Author Lewis Fisher talked about the arrival of Spanish explorers and the settlement of San Antonio in his book, Saving San Antonio: The Preservation of a Heritage. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

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    Southwest Voter Registration Education Project

    Founded by Willie Velasquez in 1974, the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project was created to increase minority participation in elections. Amy Rushing, head of special collections at University of…

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    San Antonio River Walk

    The San Antonio River Walk is a major attraction for the city. Historian Lewis Fisher talked about how this depression era project became an oasis in the in the heart of the city’s downtown. C-SPAN’s…

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    Military Aviation History

    Once known as the "Showplace of the Air Force", Randolph Air Force Base is located in the northeast corner of San Antonio. Gary Boyd, command historian, and Bill Manchester, director of the Airman Heritage…

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    Spanish Governor's Palace

    The Spanish Governor’s Palace in San Antonio is the last visual remnants of the Presidio San Antonio de Bejar. Colleen Swain, director of the San Antonio World Heritage Office, and museum assistant Charlotte…

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    Mayor Nirenberg on San Antonio, Texas

    San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg discussed the city’s natural resources, Latino heritage, and stance on immigration. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2020 LCV Cities…

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    San Antonio Spanish Missions

    National Park Service Park ranger Anna Martinez-Amos gave a tour of the San Antonio Missions National Historic Park and shared the history of the site and the influence the Spanish Missions had on the city.…

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    San Antonio Pearl District

    Richard Oliver of Visit San Antonio explained the history of the city’s Pearl District and the influence of German immigrants C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2020 LCV…

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    San Antonio Culinary Culture

    Richard Oliver of Visit San Antonio discussed the city’s rich culinary culture. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2020 LCV Cities Tour” in San Antonio, Texas,…

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    American History TV in San Antonio, Texas

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2020 LCV Cities Tour” in San Antonio, Texas, from January 11-15, 2020, to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Southwest Voter Registration Education Project

    Founded by Willie Velasquez in 1974, the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project was created to increase minority participation in elections. Amy Rushing, Head of Special Collections…

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    Places Left Unfinished at the Time of Creation

    Born and raised in San Antonio, author John Phillip Santos told the story of his family’s migration to San Antonio including the history and culture of Latinos in the area. Mr. Santos is the author of the…

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    From Inclusion to Influence

    In his book, From Inclusion to Influence: Latino Representation in Congress and Latino Political Incorporation, author Walter Wilson explored the efforts of Latinos in Congress and the importance of Latino…

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    Book TV in San Antonio, Texas

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2020 LCV Cities Tour” in San Antonio, Texas, from January 11-15, 2020, to feature the history and literary life of the…

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