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    Panel Discussion on California

    Gabriel Thompson, author of Chasing the Harvest: Migrant Workers in California Agriculture; Kimball Taylor, author of The Coyote’s Bicycle: The Untold Story of 7,000 Bicycles and the Rise…

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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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    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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    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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    American History TV in Chico, California

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Chico, California, from March 4-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the…

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    John Bidwell and California

    Michael Magliari, co-author of John Bidwell and California: the Life and Writings of a Pioneer, 1841-1900, looks at the life of one of California’s earliest pioneers. Mr. Magliari spoke about John Bidwell’s…

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    Book TV in Chico, California

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Chico, California, from March 4-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the…

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    Book 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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    Mayor Morgan on Chico, California

    Mayor Sean Morgan spoke about the history and politics of Chico, California, as scenes and still images of the city were shown.

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    Michael Mishak on California and the Oil Industry

    Michael Mishak talked about his article in The Nation, “Big Oil’s Grip on California,” on the relationship between the oil industry and state regulators. This program was part of a “Washington…

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    Mining in San Jose, California

    Luke Bailey and Kitty Monahan gave a tour of the New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum and spoke about San Jose, California’s mining history. California is known as the “Golden State” because of the gold rush of…

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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…

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    Santa Clara University Library Special Collections

    Nadia Nasr showed items from Santa Clara University Library’s Archives and Special Collections. She highlighted rare book and manuscript collections written and used by Franciscans at Mission Santa Clara.…

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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…

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    American History TV in Fresno, California

    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 community. Working with the…

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    Book TV in Fresno, California

    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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    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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    Agriculture in Fresno County

    Ruth Lang gave a tour of the Kearney Mansion Museum and spoke about the history of agriculture in Fresno County. Martin Theodore Kearney was an early contributor to the development of agriculture in both…

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