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  • West Texas Agriculture
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    West Texas Agriculture

    Located in Lubbock, the Bayer Museum of Agriculture highlights the importance of the cotton industry to the state of Texas. Executive director Lacee Hoelting and board president Dan Taylor talked about how…

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  • Windmills and Settlement of the West
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    Windmills and Settlement of the West

    The American Windmill Museum tells visitors about the role the windmill played in the settlement of the Western U.S. The museum and the surrounding grounds exhibit over 200 restored windmill structures.…

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  • Tour of Lubbock Texas
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    Tour of Lubbock, Texas

    Mayor Dan Pope gave a tour of Lubbock, Texas, and highlighted some of its unique locations. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Lubbock,…

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  • Vietnam Center and Archive
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    Vietnam Center and Archive

    Consisting of letters, photographs, audio, and other forms of material, the Vietnam Center and Archive preserves the record of individuals who served during the Vietnam War. The center is home to largest…

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  • Ranching in the American West
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    Ranching in the American West

    The National Ranching Heritage Center in Lubbock interprets the history of ranching west of the Mississippi River. Executive Director Jim Bret Campbell gave a tour of the outdoor park which contains over…

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  • Legacy of Musician Buddy Holly
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    Legacy of Musician Buddy Holly

    Buddy Holly, a native of Lubbock, Texas, was only 22 years old when he was killed in a plane crash. Jackie Bober, curator of the Buddy Holly Center, talked about his legacy and his early years in Lubbock.…

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  • American History TV in Lubbock Texas
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    American History TV in Lubbock, Texas

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Lubbock, Texas, from May 5-11, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

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  • emBlack Texansem
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    Black Texans

    In Black Texans: A History of African Americans in Texas, 1528-1995, author Alwyn Barr shared the history of Africans Americans in Texas. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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  • emA Climate For Changeem
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    A Climate For Change

    In A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions, author and climate scientist Katherine Hayhoe addressed how Christian faith plays a role in the climate change debate. C-SPAN’s…

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  • emWest Texasem
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    West Texas

    In West Texas: A History of The Giant Side of the State, author Paul Carlson shared a collection of essays that explore the place, people, politics, and economics of West Texas. C-SPAN’s Local Content…

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  • emMilitarizing the Borderem
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    Militarizing the Border

    In his book, Militarizing the Border: When Mexicans Became the Enemy, author Miguel Levario told the history of militarized conflict between Mexico and the United States along the Texan border.…

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  • emAmerican Politics in the Postwar Sunbeltem
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    American Politics in the Postwar Sunbelt

    Sean Cunningham talked about his book, American Politics in the Postwar Sunbelt: Conservative Growth in a Battleground Region, in which he examines the emergence of the American Sunbelt as the center of…

    101 views
  • Book TV in Lubbock Texas
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    Book TV in Lubbock, Texas

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Lubbock, Texas, from May 5-11, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

    56 views
  • 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…

    676 views
  • New Orleans Jazz Museum
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    New Orleans Jazz Museum

    New Orleans is considered the birthplace of jazz music. The New Orleans Jazz Museum houses the largest collection of jazz music related materials in the world. Curator David Kunian talked about the origins of jazz in…

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  • Historic Fort Worth Stockyards
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    Historic Fort Worth Stockyards

    The Fort Worth Stockyards were once the location of the largest industry in Texas. Before their existence, cowboys drove cattle through Fort Worth north along the Chisholm Trail. Doug Harman shared with us…

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  • emTujagues Cookbookem
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    Tujague's Cookbook

    New Orleans is known for its mix of Creole and Cajun cuisines. Host of “Louisiana Eats” and author of Tujague’s Cookbook Poppy Tooker visited Tujagues, one of the city’s oldest restaurants,…

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  • Cowgirls of the American West
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    Cowgirls of the American West

    The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame honors women who helped shape the American West. Associate Executive Director Diana Vela talked about some of the women who led this effort, including Supreme Court…

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  • Historic New Orleans Collection
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    Historic New Orleans Collection

    New Orleans celebrates its tricentennial in 2018. To commemorate the anniversary, the Historic New Orleans Collection highlights its exhibit “New Orleans, the Founding Era.” Marketing Associate Lauren Noel toured…

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  • Mardi Gras World
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    Mardi Gras World

    Mardi Gras World is a New Orleans company that provides hundreds of floats for the many parades of Mardi Gras. Owner Barry Kern, whose grandfather started the business, talked about the history of Mardi Gras…

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