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  • Fort Fisher and the Civil War
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    Fort Fisher and the Civil War

    John Moseley gave a tour of what remains of Fort Fisher, which was once the largest fort in the Confederacy, and spoke about the two attacks that led to the fall of Fort Fisher shortly before the end of the…

    301 views
  • American History TV in Concord Massachusetts
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    American History TV in Concord, Massachusetts

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, Massachusetts, from June 17-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

    37 views
  • emBrown v Board of Educationem and the Monroe School
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    Brown v. Board of Education and the Monroe School

    Justin Sochacki gave a tour of Monroe Elementary School, one of the four formerly segregated schools for African Americans in Topeka, Kansas, and talked about the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court…

    319 views
  • Chief Leschi and Medicine Creek Treaty
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    Chief Leschi and Medicine Creek Treaty

    Cynthia Iyall talked about Chief Leschi of the Nisqually tribe and the efforts taken to exonerate him 150 years after his death. Chief Leschi was chosen to represent the Nisqually and Puyallup tribes at the…

    220 views
  • Washington State History Museum
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    Washington State History Museum

    Gwen Whiting gave a tour of the “Great Hall of Washington History” exhibit, which showcases Native American artifacts as well as items related to some of the areas early industries. C-SPAN’s Local…

    114 views
  • Suffragist Emma Smith DeVoe
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    Suffragist Emma Smith DeVoe

    Susan Roher spoke about Emma Smith Devoe and her efforts to help women secure voting rights in Washington in 1910. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities…

    63 views
  • Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapse
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    Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapse

    Michael Sullivan talks about the 1940 Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapse and its effects on the study of bridge design and civil engineering. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

    341 views
  • Chinese Expulsion and Reconciliation
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    Chinese Expulsion and Reconciliation

    Andrew Gomez talked about how Tacoma, Washington’s Chinese population was driven out of the city in 1885. Today, the Tacoma Chinese Reconciliation Park represents the city’s acknowledgment of the Chinese…

    265 views
  • Northern Pacific Railroad
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    Northern Pacific Railroad

    Michael Sullivan talked about how the arrival of the transcontinental railway to Tacoma, Washington, shaped the small, Pacific Northwest town. In 1873, the Northern Pacific Railroad decided to make Tacoma…

    160 views
  • American History TV in Tacoma Washington
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    American History TV in Tacoma, Washington

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Tacoma, Washington, from June 3-9 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

    58 views
  • Old Manse and Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Old Manse and Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Christie Jackson talked about Ralph Waldo Emerson’s time in the home as well as other writers, such as Henry David Thoreau, Nathanial Hawthorne, and Margaret Fuller, who spent time there. Ralph Waldo Emerson…

    413 views
  • emTrapped in Mediocrityem
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    Trapped in Mediocrity

    Katherine Baird talked about her book Trapped in Mediocrity: Why Our Schools Aren’t World-Class and What We Can Do About It, in which she explores the history of the U.S. educational system and the economic…

    276 views
  • emRails To Paradiseem
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    Rails To Paradise

    Russell Holter talked about his book Rails to Paradise: the History of the Tacoma Eastern Railroad 1890 -1919, in which he traces the history of the Tacoma Eastern Railroad and its impact on the Puget Sound…

    171 views
  • emRacial Disproportionality in Child Welfareem
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    Racial Disproportionality in Child Welfare

    Marian Harris talked about her book, Racial Disproportionality in Child Welfare, about the unequal treatment of children of color in the welfare system. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a…

    149 views
  • emEmerging from Turbulenceem
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    Emerging from Turbulence

    Co-authors Leon Grunberg and Sarah Moore talked about their book, Emerging from Turbulence: Boeing and Stories of the American Workplace Today. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in…

    209 views
  • emGod In Captivityem
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    God In Captivity

    Tanya Erzen talked about her book, God in Captivity: The Rise of Faith-Based Prison Ministries in the Age of Mass Incarceration, about the history of faith-based programs in prisons and the role of religion…

    152 views
  • emFighting for Dreams that Matteredem
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    Fighting for Dreams that Mattered

    Harold Moss talked about his autobiography, Fighting for Dreams that Mattered, about his life as Tacoma’s first African American Mayor. He also recounts his role in the civil rights movement in the Pacific…

    170 views
  • Book TV in Tacoma Washington
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    Book TV in Tacoma, Washington

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Tacoma, Washington, from June 3-9 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

    98 views
  • emTrying Homeem
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    Trying Home

    Justin Wadland talked about his book Trying Home: The Rise and Fall of an Anarchist Utopia on Puget Sound, in which he tells the story of Home, Washington, through the stories of the people who lived there.…

    182 views
  • American History TV in Portland Oregon
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    American History TV in Portland, Oregon

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Portland, Oregon, from May 6-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

    100 views
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