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  • Voting Rights March in Selma
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    Voting Rights March in Selma

    In March of 1965, civil rights activists and religious leaders marched from Selma to Montgomery to demand African Americans be given the right to vote. National Park Service Guide April Baldwin visited…

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  • Mormon Church in Independence
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    Mormon Church in Independence

    Independence, Missouri, is a sacred spot for the Church of Latter Day Saints. Members of the church began settling in Jackson County in 1831, shortly after founder Joseph Smith declared that a spot near the…

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  • 1859 Jail and Jackson County Marshalls Home
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    1859 Jail and Jackson County Marshall's Home

    The Jackson County jail housed prisoners in downtown Independence, Missouri, for nearly a century until it closed its doors in 1933. Jackson County Historical Society Executive Director Caitlin Eckard shared…

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  • National Frontier Trail Museum
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    National Frontier Trail Museum

    Independence, Missouri, was the origination point for travelers heading west during the period of western expansion in the United States. Leah Palmer, events and education manager at the National Frontier…

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  • Tour of Independence Missouri
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    Tour of Independence, Missouri

    Local Historian Ralph Goldmisth gave a tour of the city of Independence, Missouri, in a covered wagon to highlight the city’s history. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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  • Representative Emanuel Cleaver on Missouris 5th District
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    Representative Emanuel Cleaver on Missouri's 5th District

    Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) talked about issues facing his 5th Congressional District. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in…

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  • Future of the Truman Library
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    Future of the Truman Library

    The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum is preparing for upcoming renovations. Director Kurt Graham talked about the role of the library in Independence, Missouri, and how he hoped visitors would…

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  • Harry Truman During World War I
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    Harry Truman During World War I

    Harry Truman was the only U.S. president to have seen combat during World War I. Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum curator Clay Bauske toured the “Heroes or Corpses” exhibit, which follows Harry…

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  • Harry Trumans Presidential Library
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    Harry Truman's Presidential Library

    Harry Truman became president in April 1945 after the death of Franklin Roosevelt. Curator Clay Bauske toured the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum and explained Truman’s role in bringing the…

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  • Harry Truman Home
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    Harry Truman Home

    Harry and Bess Truman returned to Independence after the Presidency in 1953. Doug Richardson, chief of interpretation at the Truman Home, toured the home and showed how the Trumans lived after leaving…

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  • American History TV in Independence Missouri
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    American History TV in Independence, Missouri

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Independence, Missouri, from October 24-31, 2018, to feature the history and literary life of the…

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  • emThe Science of NearDeath Experiencesem
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    The Science of Near-Death Experiences

    Are near-death experiences real or a hallucination created by an oxygen deprived brain? In his book, The Science of Near-Death Experiences, Dr. John Hagan talked about why he thinks they are real and should…

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  • emThe Mistaken History of the Korean Warem
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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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  • National Frontier Trails Museum Library
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    National Frontier Trails Museum Library

    From the Oregon Trail, the Santa Fe Trail to the California Trail, Independence was the starting point for pioneers heading out west. Collections Manager Lindsay Burks told the story of the families looking…

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  • Harry S Truman Presidential Library Archives
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    Harry S. Truman Presidential Library Archives

    The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library opened in 1957 in Truman’s hometown of Independence, Missouri. Archivist Sam Rushay featured some items from the collection pertaining to Truman’s life in…

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  • Book Collection of Harry S Truman
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    Book Collection of Harry S. Truman

    Harry Truman once said “All good leaders must be readers.” Curator Clay Bauske gave a tour of President Truman’s home, as well as his presidential library, to showcase his collection of books and explore the…

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  • Harry Truman Home Reading Room
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    Harry Truman Home Reading Room

    Harry Truman returned home to Independence, Missouri, following his terms as president. Douglas Richardson, with the Harry Truman National Historic Site, gave a tour of the the former president and first…

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  • Book TV in Independence Missouri
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    Book TV in Independence, Missouri

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Independence, Missouri, from October 24-31, 2018, to feature the history and literary life of the…

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  • Dole Institute of Politics
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    Dole Institute of Politics

    Bob Dole served Kansas in Congress from 1961 to 1996, when he became the Republican Presidential nominee. Audrey Coleman, assistant director and senior archivist at the Dole Institute of Politics, shared stories…

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  • Mayor Weir on Independence Missouri
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    Mayor Weir on Independence, Missouri

    Independence, Missouri, Mayor Eileen Weir talked about the city’s history and political culture. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in…

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