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    C-SPAN Cities Tour in Scottsdale, Arizona, Part 2

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Scottsdale, Arizona, from October 6-12 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    History of Naval Aviation

    A tour was given of the San Diego Air and Space Museum, and San Diego’s role in Naval Aviation was profiled. The museum’s replica of the Curtiss A-1, the first plane ever sold to and flown by the U.S. Navy, was…

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    "Border: A Line That Divides" Photo Exhibit

    Sarah Matteson gave a tour of the “Border: A Line that Divides” photo exhibit at the San Diego History Center and talked about the San Ysidro border crossing, considered the busiest land-border crossing in…

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    California's History of the West

    Joseph Bray talked about the settlement of the West using featured materials from the University of California, San Diego’s special collections and archives. Mr. Bray shared materials documenting the…

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    San Diego's Balboa Park

    San Deigo’s Balboa Park and the Panama-California Exposition were profiled. The exposition, held in Balboa Park in 1915, was put together to celebrate the opening of the Panama Canal. San Diego used the…

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    San Diego Driving Tour

    Ken Kramer led a driving tour through the city of San Diego, California, highlighting some its unique landmarks, including Balboa Park, the historic Gaslamp Quarter, and the Cabrillo Monument. C-SPAN’s…

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    Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala

    Tony Falcon gave a tour of Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala, the first of 21 missions built in California during the 18th century. Mr. Falcon talked about the creations of the mission, the role it played…

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    USS Midway and San Diego's Naval History

    Karl Zingheim talked about the USS Midway, America’s longest serving Navy aircraft carrier. Commissioned at the end of World War II, the Midway was considered to be the largest ship in the world until 1955.…

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    American History TV in San Diego, California

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in San Diego, California, from November 5-11, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter…

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    The Coyote's Bicycle

    Kimball Taylor talked about his book, The Coyote’s Bicycle: The Untold Story of 7,000 Bicycles and the Rise of a Borderland Empire, about illegal immigrants crossing the border near San Diego and the role…

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    Slaves of the State

    Dennis Childs talked about his book Slaves of the State: Black Incarceration from the Chain Gang to the Penitentiary, in which he argues that some southern states exploited a clause in the 13th amendment…

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    What the F

    Benjamin Bergen talked about his book, What the F: What Swearing Reveals About Our Language, Our Brains, and Ourselves, about why people use profanity and the physical effects it has on their brains.…

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    Dr. Seuss Collection

    Lynda Claassen talked about the Dr. Seuss Collection at University of California, San Diego, Archives. The collection includes over 10,000 pieces of drawings, photographs, and other memorabilia, including…

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    Tex(t)-Mex

    William Nericcio talked about his book, Tex(t)-Mex: Seductive Hallucinations of the “Mexican” in America, about the persistence of racial stereotypes and their long-term effects. C-SPAN’s Local Content…

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    Book TV in San Diego, California

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in San Diego, California, from November 5-11, to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    C-SPAN Cities Tour in Tempe Arizona, Part 2

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tempe, Arizona, from October 1-6 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

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    C-SPAN Cities Tour in Scottsdale, Arizona, Part 1

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Scottsdale, Arizona, from October 6-12 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Life and Artwork of Georgia O'Keeffe

    Carolyn Kastner talked about Georgia O’Keeffe and her impact on American art and culture. She talked about the different phases of Ms. O’Keeffe’s life and art, including her early art, her famous flower…

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    Life and Work of Charles Russell

    Kirby Lambert, program manager for Outreach and Interpretation, talked about the Charles M. Russell exhibit at the Montana State Historical Society. The exhibit includes one of Russell’s earliest depictions of ranching…

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    Andy Warhol Museum

    Erin Byrne and Jessica Beck gave a tour of the Andy Warhol Museum and shows personal artifacts that once belonged to the 20th century pop artist. Ms. Byrne talked about Mr. Warhol’s early life in Pittsburgh and…

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