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  • Archaeology at Poplar Forest
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    Archaeology at Poplar Forest

    Jack Gary, director of Archaeology and Landscapes, talked about some of the items found at Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, including pieces that tell the story of slave life, trades practiced, and how…

  • Lynchburg Transportation and Manufacturing History
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    Lynchburg Transportation and Manufacturing History

    Founded on the banks of the James River, the city of Lynchburg has a rich transportation and manufacturing history. Curator Laura Wilson highlighted the early importance of tobacco and described how the city…

  • Dr Robert Johnson and Tennis Desegregation
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    Dr. Robert Johnson and Tennis Desegregation

    Dr. Robert Johnson hosted a tennis camp at his home in Lynchburg, Virginia, starting in the 1940s where he coached young African Americans including Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe. Lange Johnson talked about his…

  • The Breakers and the Gilded Age
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    The Breakers and the Gilded Age

    During the Gilded Age, Newport, Rhode Island, became the summer home to many of the country’s most wealthy, including the Vanderbilts. The Preservation Society of Newport County CEO Trudy Coxe described the…

  • History of the Ozarks
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    History of the Ozarks

    Author Brooks Blevins talked about his book, History of the Ozarks, Vol. 1: The Old Ozarks. He explores the history of the Ozark region and the people that inhabit it. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

  • Discussion on Green Bay Wisconsins Marian Apparition Site
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    Marian Apparition Site

    Michael Bie, author of It Happened in Wisconsin, a book about historical people and events in the state, talked about the only site in the United States recognized by the Catholic Church as a Marian…

  • Washington Crossing the Delaware
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    Washington Crossing the Delaware

    Clay Craighead described General George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware that began his surprise assault on Trenton. General George Washington and over 2,000 of his troops crossed the Delaware River on…

  • California Missions and Father Junipero Serra
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    California Missions and Father Junipero Serra

    Ruben Mendoza gave a tour of the Carmel Mission and talked about Father Junipero Serra, a Spanish priest of the Franciscan Order who founded the first nine missions in Spanish California. The missions were…

  • Tour of Fayetteville Arkansas
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    Tour of Fayetteville, Arkansas

    Jason Suel, host of "Later with Jason Suel", gave a tour of Fayetteville, Arkansas, highlighting its history and unique locations. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

  • Native American History
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    Native American History

    Located in Bentonville, Arkansas, the Museum of Native American History highlights the life of America’s first inhabitants. David Bogle, board of directors chairman, shared that story and showed some of the…

  • Civil War in Fayetteville
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    Civil War in Fayetteville

    Built in 1853, the Headquarters House was the home of Judge Jonas Tebbetts, a Union supporter during the Civil War. The home was used as headquarters for the Union troops. Tebbetts and his family had to flee…

  • Clinton House Museum
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    Clinton House Museum

    Located in Fayetteville, Arkansas, the Clinton House Museum was the first home of Bill and Hillary Clinton. The Clintons taught at the at the University of Arkansas School of Law and were married inside the home…

  • Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History
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    Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History

    Created by U.S. Senator David Pryor and Barbara Pryor, the Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History documents the cultural heritage of Arkansans by collecting audio and video resources. Director Randy…

  • American History TV in Fayetteville Arkansas
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    American History TV in Fayetteville, Arkansas

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Fayetteville, Arkansas, from January 6-12, to feature the history and literary life of the…

  • Franklin D Roosevelts Top Cottage
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt's Top Cottage

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Hyde Park, New York, from May 20-25 to feature the history and literary life of the…

  • Eleanor Roosevelts ValKill Cottage
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    Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill Cottage

    Franceska Macsali-Urbin gave a tour of Val-Kill Cottage, the only home first lady Eleanor Roosevelt ever owned by herself. She also spoke about some of Ms. Roosevelt’s political contributions. C-SPAN’s…

  • emPrison Powerem
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    Prison Power

    Author Lisa Corrigan explored the personal and political impact that incarceration had on the leaders of the Black Liberation Movement in her book, Prison Power: How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black…

  • emRight to Dreamem
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    Right to Dream

    Bill Schwab, author of Right to DREAM: Immigration Reform and America’s Future, explored the potential economic and social impact of the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act also known as…

  • emPrisoners of Hopeem
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    Prisoners of Hope

    In Prisoners of Hope: Lyndon B. Johnson, the Great Society, and the Limits of Liberalism, author Randall Bennett Woods talked about the impact of President Lyndon B. Johnson through his efforts in the…

  • emForsaking All Othersem
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    Forsaking All Others

    Charles Robinson talked about his book Forsaking All Others: A True Story of Interracial Sex and Revenge in the 1880's South, the story of Missouri Bradford, an African American woman and her marriage to…

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