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  • Former Chapel Hill Mayor Howard Lee
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    Former Chapel Hill Mayor Howard Lee

    Howard Lee was the first African-American elected mayor in a majority-white southern city. Mr. Lee talked about serving as Chapel Hill’s mayor from 1969 to 1975 and explained the challenges he faced during…

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  • Martin Luther King and the Walk to Freedom
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    Martin Luther King and the Walk to Freedom

    The “Walk to Freedom” happened in Detroit on June 23, 1963. It was the largest civil rights march in history at the time, drawing a crowd of about 125,000. Historian and tour guide Jamon Jordan traveled to the site where…

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  • Marion Cheek Jackson Center
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    Marion Cheek Jackson Center

    Members of the Marian Cheek Jackson Center discussed Chapel Hill’s Civil Rights history, including the Chapel Hill Nine sit-in on February 28, 1960. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop…

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  • Carolina Basketball Museum
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    Carolina Basketball Museum

    The Carolina Basketball Museum chronicles the history of UNC basketball. Steve Kirshner, director of athletic communications at the University of North Carolina, gave a tour of the museum and discussed the storied…

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  • What is a Tar Heel
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    What is a Tar Heel

    University of North Carolina Chapel Hill archivist Nicholas Graham explained the story behind the naming of the university’s mascot, the Tar Heel. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in…

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  • History of the University of North Carolina
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    History of the University of North Carolina

    University of North Carolina Chapel Hill archivist Nicholas Graham discussed the university’s founding as well as its role in the growth of the city of Chapel Hill. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

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  • Representative David Price Interview
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    Representative David Price Interview

    Representative David Price (D-NC) talked about his district’s history and economy. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Chapel Hill, North…

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  • emThats Rufusem
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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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  • Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
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    Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

    The Morehead Planetarium was the first built in the South and is located on the campus of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Todd Boyette, director of the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center,…

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  • American History TV in Chapel Hill North Carolina
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    American History TV in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, from October 24-30, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the…

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  • UNC Special Collections Enriching Voices Exhibit
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    UNC Special Collections "Enriching Voices" Exhibit

    Located in the North Carolina Collection Gallery, the “Enriching Voices” exhibit celebrated the contribution African Americans have made to North Carolina literature. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

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  • emThe Price of Libertyem
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    The Price of Liberty

    In 1822, the American Colonization Society, along with the U.S. government, established a colony in West Africa as a location to relocate African Americans. In his book, The Price of Liberty, Claude Clegg…

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  • emSearching for Black Confederatesem
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    Searching for Black Confederates

    For decades, there have been claims that enslaved African Americans fought willingly on the side of the Confederates during the Civil War. In his book, Search for Black Confederates, Kevin Levin explained…

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  • emThe Courage to Leadem
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    The Courage to Lead

    Howard Lee was the first African-American elected mayor in a majority-white southern city. Mr. Lee talked about serving as Chapel Hill’s mayor from 1969 to 1975, and explained the challenges he faced during…

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  • emCheatedem
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    Cheated

    In 2010, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found itself at the center of an academic scandal involving its athletic department. In his book, Cheated, UNC professor Jay Smith explained how the scandal came…

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  • Book TV in Chapel Hill North Carolina
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    Book TV in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, from October 24-30, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the…

    87 views
  • Detroit Music from Jazz to Hip Hop
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    Detroit Music from Jazz to Hip Hop

    Known as the birthplace of Motown, Detroit’s music history goes further back than the soul sounds of Smokey Robinson and Aretha Franklin. In his book Heaven Was Detroit, author M.L. Liebler chronicled the history…

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  • Mayor Hemminger on Chapel Hill North Carolina
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    Mayor Hemminger on Chapel Hill, North Carolina

    Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Mayor Pam Hemminger talked about the relationship between the city and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in…

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  • African American History in Indianapolis
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    African American History in Indianapolis

    African Americans moved to Indianapolis shortly after the city became Indiana’s capital in 1825. Kisha Tandy, curator of Social History at the Indiana State Museum, toured the city to show the areas where…

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  • emMiller Timeem
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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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