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  • Tour of Cedar Rapids Iowa
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    Tour of Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    Iowa historian Mark Stoffer-Hunter gave a tour of the city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and highlighted some of its historic sites. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV…

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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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  • Grant Wood Studio
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    Grant Wood Studio

    In 1930, inside a small studio in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, artist Grant Wood painted his most famous work, "American Gothic". Katherine Kunau, with the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, gave a tour of the studio and…

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  • Alaskan Reporter Recounts 1989 Massive Oil Spill
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    The Spill

    On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck a reef and spilled close to 11 million gallons of oil. Stan Jones, former investigative reporter with the Anchorage Daily News, recounted the timeline of…

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  • Mother Mosque of America
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    Mother Mosque of America

    Built in 1934, the Mother Mosque of America is the oldest, purpose built mosque in the United States. Imam Taha Tawil shared the history of the mosque and explained how the Muslim immigrants were received by…

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  • Origins of the Quran
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    Origins of the Qur'an

    The Qur’an is a sacred book used in the practice of Islam. Imam Taha Tawil explained the origins of this religious text and addressed misconceptions about its teachings. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

    361 views
  • 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…

    208 views
  • Journalist James Lynch on Iowa Politics
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    Journalist James Lynch on Iowa Politics

    Iowa political reporter James Lynch talked about the history and importance of Iowa’s caucuses, which are traditionally the first primary in the presidential nominating process, and the 2020 caucuses…

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  • Representative Abby Finkenauer on Iowas 1st Congressional District
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    Representative Abby Finkenauer on Iowa's 1st Congressional District

    Representative Abby Finkenhauer (D-IA) talked about Iowa’s 1st Congressional District. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Cedar Rapids,…

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  • African American Museum of Iowa
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    African American Museum of Iowa

    Built in 2003, the African American Museum of Iowa was established to teach and preserve the African American history of Iowa. Curator Felicite Wolfe highlighted the museum’s “Driven By Hope” exhibit and…

    154 views
  • National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library
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    National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library

    Established in 1974, the National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library tells the history of these two nations through artifacts, books, and archives. Curator Stefanie Kohn gave a tour of museum’s exhibits and…

    168 views
  • American History TV in Cedar Rapids Iowa
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    American History TV in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from February 16-22, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the…

    67 views
  • National Czech and Slovak Museum and Librarys Special Collections
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    National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library's Special Collections

    Czech immigrants came to Iowa as early as the 1850s, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa is the home of the National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library. Dave Muhlena showed items in the library and museum’s collections…

    150 views
  • emAnd It Begins Like Thisem
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    And It Begins Like This

    Author LaTanya McQueen explored America’s racial history in her book, And It Begins Like This, a collection of essays about her family’s experiences. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop…

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  • Book TV in Cedar Rapids Iowa
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    Book TV in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from February 16-22, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the…

    128 views
  • Mayor Hart on Cedar Rapids Iowa
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    Mayor Hart on Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    Mayor Bradley Hart talked about the city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and its recovery following devastating floods in 2008. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities…

    354 views
  • Pasadena Black History Celebrations
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    Pasadena Black History Celebrations

    Kenny James, supervisor for the City of Pasadena Human Services and Recreation, talked about the city’s Black History Celebrations held annually since 1982. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made…

    56 views
  • Representative Judy Chu on the 27th Congressional District
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    Representative Judy Chu on the 27th Congressional District

    Representative Judy Chu (D-CA) talked about issues facing her 27th Congressional District, including opioid abuse. She also discussed the diversity that she says makes Pasadena unique. C-SPAN’s Local…

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  • Founding of Pasadena
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    Founding of Pasadena

    Pasadena’s diverse population can be traced back to the city’s beginnings. The city’s temperate climate attracted many wealthy people from the Midwest and Eastern U.S., filling up its sanitariums and resort hotels. The…

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  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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    Jet Propulsion Laboratory

    Blaine Baggett, former director of communications and education at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, talked about the many contributions this facility has made to the exploration and study of space…

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