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    Charlottesville Driving Tour

    Historian Coy Barefoot gave a driving tour of Charlottesville, Virginia, visiting three sections of the city: the University of Virginia campus, the downtown area, and the surrounding county. C-SPAN’s…

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    Thomas Jefferson's University of Virginia Papers

    Edward Gaynor showed selected items from the University of Virginia’s collection of Thomas Jefferson papers that show the origins of the university. The coleection includes numerous architectural drawings…

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    Declaration of Independence Collection

    David Whitesell showed highlights of the Declaration of Independence Collection at the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia. Real estate developer and…

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    James Monroe's Highland

    Sara Bon-Harper talked about James Monroe’s Highland. America’s fifth president was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, but in 1793 purchased land near Charlottesville, where he built a home he called “Highland.”…

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    Book TV in Wilmington, North Carolina

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Wilmington, North Carolina, from February 18-24 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    American History TV in San Jose, California

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in San Jose, California, from February 4-10 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    William Faulkner Collection

    Molly Schwartzburg showed items from the William Faulkner Collection at the University of Virginia’s Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library. Mr. Faulkner was the university’s first…

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    Miller Center and the First Year Project

    Presidential historians Bill Antholis, Barbara Perry, and William Hitchcock offered advice to President Donald Trump for his first year in office. The Miller Center is a non-partisan academic group…

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    American History TV in Charlottesville, Virginia

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Charlottesville, Virginia, from March 18-24 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the…

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    Truevine

    Beth Macy talked about her book, Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother’s Question: A True Story of the Jim Crow South. In 1899, George and Willie Muse were taken form their home and sold into the circus. For the next…

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    Becoming Madison

    Michael Signer talked about his book Becoming Madison: The Extraordinary Origins of the Least Likely Founding Father, in which he chronicles how James Madison overcame several obstacles to become a Founding Father…

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    Former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove

    Former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove talked about her career as a writer and why she believes the arts are important. Ms. Dove served as poet laureate from 1993 to 1995. She is also recipient of numerous…

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    Book TV in Charlottesville, Virginia

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Charlottesville, Virginia, from March 18-24 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    University of Virginia Library Book Conservation Services

    Eliza Gilligan talked about the University of Virginia’s book conservation services, showing parts of the preservation process and showcasing some of the program’s current projects. The University of…

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    Mayor Signer on Charlottesville, Virginia

    Mayor Mike Signor talked about the history and politics of Charlottesville, Virginia, as scenes and still images of the city were shown.

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    Nome Cult Trail

    Professor Jesse Dizard told the story behind the Nome Cult Trail. In 1863, 461 Native Americans from several tribes across Northern California were rounded up and forced to march over 100 miles from Chico to…

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    Chico, California's Chinese History

    Sara Smallhouse talked about the significance of the historic Chinese altar from the 1880 Chico Chinese Temple, which is housed at the Chico Museum. She also shared the history of discrimination and violence…

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    Chico, California's Hmong Community

    Professor Will Nitzky and MaiHoua Lo talked about the “Hmong Reflections: Stories of Our Own” exhibit at the Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop…

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    Agriculture in Chico, California

    David Daley and Sarah DeForest talked about the California State University Farm in Chico. The farm is an 800 acre teaching and research center where students receive hands on experience in the field of…

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    Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park

    Noel Lopez gave a tour of the 26-room Italianate mansion John Bidwell shared with his wife Annie. John Bidwell was the founder of Chico, California. Mr. Lopez also spoke about the home’s history.…

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