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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.…

    182 views
  • 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,…

    247 views
  • 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…

    111 views
  • 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.…

    260 views
  • 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…

    25 views
  • 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…

    115 views
  • 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…

    131 views
  • 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…

    79 views
  • 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.…

    147 views
  • 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…

    104 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
  • Historian Walter Isaacson
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    Historian Walter Isaacson

    Historian Walter Isaacson has written numerous biographies from Benjamin Franklin, Steve Jobs and Henry Kissinger. He explained how he chooses who to write about and the challenges that come along with…

    185 views
  • Author Jesmyn Ward
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    Author Jesmyn Ward

    Jesmyn Ward is the first woman to win two National Book Awards for Fiction. She talked about why race is a prominent topic in her writing and why she decided to address these issues through…

    168 views
  • 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,…

    320 views
  • Tennessee Williams in New Orleans
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    Tennessee Williams in New Orleans

    Author and playwright Tennessee Williams is best known for his plays, The Glass Menagerie, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and A Streetcar Named Desire, which won a Pulitzer Prize in 1948. Kenneth Holditch,…

    190 views
  • Faulkner House Books
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    Faulkner House Books

    William Faulkner first visited New Orleans in 1924 and stayed in a four-story house just off of Jackson Square, now the home of the Faulkner House Bookstore. Owner Joseph DeSalvo talked about the…

    144 views
  • emVoodoo and Powerem
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    Voodoo and Power

    In his book, Voodoo and Power, author Kodi Roberts examined the history of New Orleans Voodoo and the stigma associated with the practice that still remains today. Voodoo priestess Brandi Kelley showed items…

    190 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…

    685 views
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