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    Conversation with Representative Don Young

    Representative Don Young (R-AK), the longest-serving member of the House at the time of this interview, talked about his state and his work in Congress. This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Alaska…

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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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    Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Life of Lincoln

    The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum opened in 2005 with the purpose of the telling the life story and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. Museum director Alan Lowe gave a tour of the museum and recounted…

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    George H.W. Bush Memorial Exhibit

    After the death of President George H.W. Bush in 2018, his Presidential Library and Museum opened an exhibit honoring the 41st president displaying items from his memorial services. Warren…

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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…

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    Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

    Howard Kittell gave a tour of Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage, the place that Andrew and Rachel Jackson called home from 1804 through President Jackson’s death in 1845. Mr. Kittell spoke about the property’s…

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    Barbara Bush Scrapbooks

    Former first lady Barbara Bush kept scrapbooks of every year of the Bush’s life together. Warren Finch, Director of the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum showed items from one of…

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    Crazy Horse Memorial

    Started in 1948, the Crazy Horse Monument in the Black Hills of South Dakota honors the Oglala Lakota Warrior and is the centerpiece of the campus that seeks to preserve the culture and tradition of all North…

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    Motor City Exhibit

    Detroit’s auto industry began in the 1890s, and by the early 1900s the city was attracting workers from around the world looking for high paying factory jobs. Joel Stone, senior curator at the Detroit Historical Museum, toured the…

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    President John F. Kennedy In Fort Worth

    Fort Worth’s General Worth Square is the place where President John F. Kennedy gave an impromptu speech to thousands of spectators the morning he was assassinated. Andy Taft, president of Downtown Fort…

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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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    Colonel James M. Schoonmaker

    The lake freighter Colonel James M. Schoonmaker launched in 1911. At the time, it was the largest ship on the Great Lakes. Christopher Gillcrist, executive director at the National Museum of the Great Lakes,…

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    Native Peoples of Reno

    Located in Reno, Nevada, the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony (RSIC) formed a federally recognized government in 1936 under the Indian Reorganization Act. The RSIC is a Sovereign Nation and Its members are from three…

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    Glass City

    Toledo, Ohio, is known as the glass capital of the world. Julie McMaster, archivist at the Toledo Museum of Art, explained the role businessman Edward Libbey played in bringing the glass industry to Toledo. Diane…

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    History of the Black Hills

    Considered sacred by many Native Americans, South Dakota’s Black Hills have long been the source of contention over land claims between tribes and the U.S. government, as well as the controversial issue of…

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    Senator Paul Laxalt and Ronald Reagan

    Paul Laxalt served as U.S. senator for Nevada from 1974-1987. He would become an influential figure within the national Republican Party and was one of Ronald Reagan’s closest political friends often referred to…

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    Political Career of President Gerald Ford

    Don Holloway gave a tour of some of the newly updated exhibits at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum. Mr. Holloway spoke about Gerald Ford’s life after college and how World War II changed…

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    Early Life of President Gerald Ford

    Don Holloway gave a tour of exhibits at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Mr. Holloway shared stories from Gerald Ford’s childhood, including those about his…

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    LBJ Presidential Library Tour of the Presidential Suite

    Library director Mark Updegrove showed the Presidential Suite exhibit at the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum. It is a reconstruction of the living space where President and Ladybird Johnson spent their…

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    Stratobowl Balloon Flight

    Reaching a height of over 72,000 feet, the Stratobowl balloon brought back the first images showing the Earth’s curvature. Corey Christianson, administration, exhibits, and curation coordinator at the…

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