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  • Native Americans in Southwest Missouri
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    Native Americans in Southwest Missouri

    Neal Lopinot, director for the Center for Archaeological Research at Missouri State University, shared the story of the Deleware tribe that once inhabited an area south of Springfield. C-SPAN’s Local…

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  • Driving Tour of Springfield Missouri
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    Driving Tour of Springfield, Missouri

    Historian John Sellars gave a driving tour of Springfield, Missouri, highlighting its history and unique locations.

    346 views
  • World War I Posters
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    World War I Posters

    Doran Cart showed a collection of war posters produced during World War I which were used to generate national propaganda. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV…

    203 views
  • Battle of Wilsons Creek
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    Battle of Wilson's Creek

    Connie Langum gave a tour of Wilson’s Creek Battlefield near Springfield, Missouri. Fought in August 1861, Wilson’s Creek was the first major battle of the Civil War fought west of the Mississippi River.…

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  • Wild Bill Hickok and the American West
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    Wild Bill Hickok and the American West

    In 1865, Wild Bill Hickok shot gambler Davis Tutt in Springfield, Missouri’s town square. It is thought to be the first one-on-one quick draw gun battle of the American West. Jami Lewis, Missouri State Historical…

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  • Presidential Firearms
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    Presidential Firearms

    Jim Supica showed several firearms featured in the National Sporting Arms Museum collection, including firearms that belonged to Presidents Teddy Roosevelt, Grover Cleveland, and Dwight Eisenhower.…

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  • Birth of Route 66
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    Birth of Route 66

    Springfield, Missouri, is the known as the birthplace of Route 66. John Sellars, executive director of the History Museum on the Square, shared the story of how this historic highway received its name.…

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  • American History TV in Springfield Missouri
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    American History TV in Springfield, Missouri

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

    34 views
  • State of Journalism and Digital Media
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    State of Journalism and Digital Media

    Greg Holman of the Springfield News Leader discussed the current state of digital and print journalism in Missouri and the importance of providing local news coverage. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

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  • Hulston Civil War Library Collection
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    Hulston Civil War Library Collection

    Librarian Jeff Patrick of the Hulston Civil War Library shared some of Wilson’s Creek National Historic Battlefield’s most notable pieces, including rare soldier art, a Civil War surgeon’s manual, and a…

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  • emJohn T Woodruff of Springfield Missouri in the Ozarksem
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    John T. Woodruff of Springfield, Missouri, in the Ozarks

    Tom Peters talked about his book John T. Woodruff of Springfield, Missouri, in the Ozarks: An Encyclopedic Biography, in which he examines the accomplishments and impact of John T. Woodruff, an…

    113 views
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    Wilson's Creek

    Bill Piston talked about his book Wilson’s Creek: The Second Battle of the Civil War and the Men Who Fought It, in which he explores what drove the men of Kansas and Missouri to volunteer for the Civil War.…

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  • emCreating Organic Standards in the United Statesem
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    Creating Organic Standards in the United States

    Samantha Mosier talked about her book Creating Organic Standard in the United States: The Diffusion of State Organic Food and Agriculture Legislation, in which she examines the history of the organic food market. She…

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  • emThe Border Between Themem
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    The Border Between Them

    Jeremy Neely talked about his book, The Border Between Them: Violence and the Reconciliation on the Kansas-Missouri Line, about the violent exchanges between Kansans and Missourians before, during, and after…

    118 views
  • Book TV in Springfield Missouri
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    Book TV in Springfield, Missouri

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

    55 views
  • Lick Observatory
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    Lick Observatory

    Elinor Gates gave a tour of the historic Lick Observatory. Still an active research center, the observatory is home to a one of a kind refractor telescope. Constructed in 1867, the observatory is now…

    410 views
  • Computer History Museum
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    Computer History Museum

    Dag Spicer gave a tour of the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, and showed several items on display in its exhibit, “Revolution.” The Computer History Museum is home to the largest…

    490 views
  • JapaneseAmericans in San Jose California
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    Japanese-Americans in San Jose, California

    Jimi Yamaichi gave a tour of the Japanese-American Museum of San Jose, which has a full scale recreation of a barracks room where displaced Japanese Americans were forced to live during World War II. On…

    138 views
  • emNot So Golden After Allem
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    Not So Golden After All

    Larry Gerston talked about his book, No So Golden After All: The Rise and Fall of California, about California’s history of immigration, economy, land, and water, as well as its relationship with the federal…

    888 views
  • Settlement of San Jose California
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    Settlement of San Jose, California

    Ken Middlebrook gave a tour of the Peralta Adobe, the oldest building in the city of San Jose, California, and spoke about San Jose’s early history. San Jose was the first non-religious settlement…

    314 views
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