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    Governor George Wallace Collection

    Haley Aaron spoke about the Governor George Wallace Collection at the Alabama Department of Archives and History. He showed items related to Governor Wallace’s political career, his position on integrating…

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    Turning the Tide

    Earl Tilford talked about his book, Turning the Tide: The University of Alabama in the 1960s, about how student activists and school president Frank Rose transformed the university during a time of social…

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    Murphy-Collins House

    Emma Jean Melton gives a tour of the Murphy-Collins House and talked about its history. Will Murphy was the first licensed African-American mortician in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and he built the house in 1826 using…

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    University of Alabama's 19th Century History

    Professor Rachel Stephens gave a tour of the University of Alabama’s campus and showed some of the few remaining buildings that survived the Civil War. She talked about the university’s origins in the 1830s,…

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    Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion

    Ian Crawford gave a tour of the Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion and talked about the impact of the Civil War on the Jeminson family and the nearly 20 slaves who maintained the home. Built by Senator Robert…

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    American History TV in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, from March 19-24 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

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    Visions of the Black Belt

    Robin McDonald and Valerie Pope Burnes talked about their book Visions of the Black Belt: A Cultural Survey of the Heart of Alabama, in which they describe the towns, cultures, homes, and people of Alabama’s…

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    Book TV in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, from March 19-24 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Mayor Maddox on Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    Mayor Walter Maddox talked about the history and politics of Tuscaloosa, Alabama as scenes and still images of the city were shown. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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    Articles of Impeachment Against Alabama Governor

    Brian Lyman spoke by phone about the articles of impeachment filed against Governor Robert Bentley (R-AL) over his actions in office connected to his romantic relationship with a former…

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    Alabama State Capitol Building

    Aroine Irby gave a tour of Alabama’s state capitol. He spoke about about the governors who have held office, including the state’s first and only female Governor, and told the story of a man elected governor…

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    "Alabama Voices" Exhibit

    Steve Murray gave a tour of the “Alabama Voices” exhibit at the Alabama Department of Archives and History and showed items in the exhibit that tell the story of Alabama’s past from its Native American…

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    History of Montgomery, Alabama

    Mary Ann Neely talked about the significance of Montgomery, Alabama’s Old Court Square, and its roles in beginning the Civil War and in the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, a century…

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    American History TV in Montgomery, Alabama

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Montgomery, Alabama, from March February 20-26 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

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    Respectable and Disreputable

    Jeffrey Benton talked about his book, Respectable and Disreputable: Leisure Time in Antebellum Montgomery, about how residents of Montgomery, Alabama, during the Antebellum era spent their leisure time.…

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    Neither Carpetbaggars Nor Scalawags

    Richard Bailey talked about his book, Neither Carpetbaggers Nor Scalawags: Black Officeholders during the Reconstruction of Alabama, 1867-1878, about post-Civil War Alabama’s political process during…

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    Of Goats and Governors

    Steve Flowers talked about his book Of Goats and Governors: Six Decades of Colorful Alabama Political Stories, in which he talks about how past governors have played an important role in shaping Alabama…

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    Book TV in Montgomery, Alabama

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Montgomery, Alabama, from March 19-20 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Mayor Strange on Montgomery, Alabama

    Mayor Todd Strange talked about the history and politics of Montgomery, Alabama, as still images and scenes of the city were shown.  C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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    Battle of Mobile Bay

    John Quarstein talked about the Battle of Mobile Bay in August 1864, and the roles played by Union Rear Admiral David Farragut and the Confederate Admiral Franklin Buchanan. The fighting resulted in a…

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