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    The Harley-Davidson Story

    The Harley-Davidson motorcycle was created in a small Milwaukee shed in 1903. Aaron Frank, author of The Harley-Davidson Story, talked about his book in which he chronicled the development of this iconic…

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    History of the Grand Canyon

    Author Don Lago visited various spots within Grand Canyon National Park. His book, Grand Canyon: A History of a Natural Wonder and National Park, highlights some of the historical events that have taken…

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    Yellowstone National Park

    Lee Whittlesey, Yellowstone National Park historian and author, shared some of his experiences from a long career working in the park and provided insight into Yellowstone’s impact on the region, including…

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    West Virginia State Museum

    West Virginia became a state in 1863. West Virginia State Museum director Charles Morris provided a tour of the museum’s exhibits that tell the story of early settlement in the area, how West Virginia became…

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    Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Life of Lincoln

    The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum opened in 2005 with the purpose of the telling the life story and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. Museum director Alan Lowe gave a tour of the museum and recounted…

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    Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Lincoln Vault

    The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum contains over 52,000 original items pertaining to the 16th president. Archives director Samuel Wheeler went inside the Lincoln Vault to showcase some of the…

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    Archives at Elvis Presley's Graceland

    The archives at Elvis Presley’s Graceland contain over 1.5 million artifacts from the singer’s personal life and music career. Archivist Angie Marchese showcased some of their more unique items.…

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    J. Robert Oppenheimer, The Cold War, and the Atomic West

    In his book, J. Robert Oppenheimer, The Cold War, and the Atomic West, author Jon Hunner told the story of Oppenheimer’s role in the Manhattan Project, the creation of Nuclear Weapons, and the development of…

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    Chip Jacobs, co-author of, Smogtown: The Lung-Burning History of Pollution in Los Angeles, shared the history of air pollution in Southern California and looks at what the future holds for the car-centric…

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    The Queen and I

    Sydney Iaukea, author of, The Queen and I: A Story of Dispossessions and Reconnections in Hawaii, used Curtis Iaukea’s memoires to explore the life of the Kingdom of Hawaii’s last ruling monarch, Queen…

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    Miller Time

    The Miller Brewing Company has been a Milwaukee staple since its founding in 1855. Historian John Gurda, author of Miller Time, talked about Miller’s journey from a small local brew house to becoming the…

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    Flagstaff's Lunar Legacy

    Established in 1894 by Percival Lowell, the Lowell Observatory would become the site of many discoveries. Kevin Schindler, historian at Lowell Observatory, talked about the role it played in the Apollo…

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    The Mistaken History of the Korean War

    In his book, The Mistaken History of the Korean War, veteran Paul Edwards shared what he believes are some of the misconceptions about the war and how these misconceptions have affected Korean War veterans…

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    That's Rufus

    Attorney Rufus Edmisten served as the deputy chief counsel on the Senate Watergate Committee, which was chaired by North Carolina Senator Sam Ervin. In his book, That’s Rufus: A Memoir of Tar Hell Politics,…

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    Motor City Exhibit

    Detroit’s auto industry began in the 1890s, and by the early 1900s the city was attracting workers from around the world looking for high paying factory jobs. Joel Stone, senior curator at the Detroit Historical Museum, toured the…

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    Thus Fell Tecumseh

    In his book, Thus Fell Tecumseh, author Frank Kuron explored the myths surrounding the death of the Shawnee leader and his legacy in Ohio. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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    Tour of the Benjamin Harrison House

    Benjamin Harrison, who lived his adult life in Indianapolis, was the 23rd president of the United States. Charles Hyde, president and CEO of the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, talked about Harrison’s life of…

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    Elvis's Army

    In his book, Elvis’s Army: Cold War GIs and the Atomic Battlefield, Brian Linn examined the army that Elvis Presley was drafted into in 1958 and explained how this army was different than…

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    Calvin Coolidge in the Black Hills

    On August 2, 1927, while vacationing in the Black Hills of South Dakota, President Calvin Coolidge announced he would not seek reelection. Seth Tupper, author of Calvin Coolidge in the Black Hills, explored…

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    1908 Race Riot

    Historian Kathryn Harris during a driving tour of Springfield, Illinois, described a 1908 event in which 5,000 white citizens stormed into black neighborhoods in the town, resulting in the lynching of black…

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