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    Virginia Capitol Building

    Mark Greenough gave a tour of Virginia’s capitol building, home to the oldest elected legislative body in the Western Hemisphere. The state’s capitol moved to Richmond in 1785, and Thomas Jefferson is credited…

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    Tredegar Iron Works

    Nathan Madison, author of Tredegar Iron Works: Richmond’s Foundry on the James, talked about the history of the iron works, which was one of the largest iron works in the country and served as the main…

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    Richmond Driving Tour

    Mayor Levar Stoney gave a driving tour of Richmond, Virginia, and highlighted some of its most historic locations. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities…

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    C-SPAN Cities Tour in Fresno, California, Part 1

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Fresno, California, from January 7-13 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Civil War Flags

    Catherine Wright talked about the American Civil War Museum’s collection of Confederate flags and told the stories behind some of the collection’s most historic flags. She also explained how the museum preserves…

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    Black Swan Books

    Owner Nicholas Cooke talked about his antiquarian book store, Black Swan Books. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Richmond, Virginia,…

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    "Story of Virginia" Exhibit

    Caroline Legros gave a tour of the “Story of Virginia” exhibit at the Virginia Historical Society and highlighted items that tell the story of Virginia’s growth. Items shown included a 400 year old canoe,…

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    Maggie Walker's Life and Legacy

    Ajena Rogers gave a tour of the home of Maggie Walker, a leader in Richmond, Virginia’s African-American community at the turn of the 20th century. Maggie Walker, who began her life as the daughter of a washer…

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    Hollywood Cemetery

    Kathryn Whittington gave a tour of Hollywood Cemetery, the burial place for many Virginian presidents, Supreme Court justices, military leaders, and writers, including presidents James Monroe and John Tyler,…

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    American History TV in Richmond, Virginia

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Richmond, Virginia, from January 21-27 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the…

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    Son of Virginia

    Former Governor Douglas Wilder (D-VA) talked about his book, Son of Virginia: A Life in America’s Political Arena, and gave his thoughts on the current political climate. Mr. Wilder was the first African…

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    Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County

    Kristen Green talked about her book, Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County: A Family, a Virginia Town, a Civil Rights Battle. In the 1954 Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education, the Court…

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    Robert Morris's Folly

    Professor Ryan Smith talked about his book, Robert Morris’s Folly: The Architectural and Financial Failures of an American Founder. Known as the “financier of the Revolution,” Robert Morris personally funded…

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    Edgar Allen Poe Museum

    Chris Semtner talked about the Edgar Allan Poe Museum. Established in 1909, the Poe Memorial Association was formed by a group of literary enthusiasts to create a monument to the writer in his hometown of…

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    Book TV in Richmond, Virginia

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Richmond, Virginia, from January 21-27 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

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    The Fourth Branch of Government

    Jack Trammell, co-author of The Fourth Branch of Government: We the People, talked about the public’s participation in government. He argued that people feel disconnected from the political process and that…

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    C-SPAN Cities Tour in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Part 2

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, from October 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Farming in the San Joaquin Valley

    Ryan Jacobsen, a fourth generation farmer, talked about the history of farming and agriculture in Fresno County, California. He spoke about what makes the San Joaquin Valley a good place for agriculture and…

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    American Frontier Book Collection

    Thomas J. Ebert talked about the American Frontier Book Collection at Fresno State University. Mr. Ebert has donated more than 20,000 books on American frontier life to the university’s Henry Madden Library.…

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    C-SPAN Cities Tour in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Part 1

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, from October 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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