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  • Biltmore
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    Biltmore

    Biltmore is the largest home in America. Leslie Klingner, curator of interpretation, toured the main level of the 175,000 square foot home, including George Washington Vanderbilt’s favorite room. Parker Andes,…

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    Biltmore Estate

    Built in 1889, Biltmore is the largest privately owned home in the United States and was the primary home of George Vanderbilt II. Museum and Guest Services Director Ellen Erwin Rickman gave the history of…

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    The Last Castle

    In 1898, George Vanderbilt II brought his new bride, Edith Dresser, to Biltmore, his 175,000 square foot estate. In her book, The Last Castle, Denise Kiernan recounts their lives there and Edith’s role as…

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  • F Scott Fitzgerald and the Grove Park Inn
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    F. Scott Fitzgerald and the Grove Park Inn

    F. Scott Fitzgerald, author of The Great Gatsby, visited the Grove Park Inn during the summers of 1935 and 1936. He came to Asheville to overcome an addiction to gin and find inspiration for his stagnant writing…

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  • Tour of Asheville North Carolina
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    Tour of Asheville, North Carolina

    Kevan Frazier, owner of Asheville by Foot Walking Tours, gave a tour of the city and highlighted some of its unique locations. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018…

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  • Origins of Salem Academy and College
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    Origins of Salem Academy and College

    Michelle Hopkins Lawrence talked about the origins and 250-year history of Salem Academy and College, the oldest educational institution for girls and women in the United States, She is the co-chair of the…

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  • WinstonSalem North Carolina Driving Tour
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    Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Driving Tour

    Retired radio personality J.R. Snider gave a driving tour of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in…

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  • RJ and Katharine Reynolds at Reynolda
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    R.J. and Katharine Reynolds at Reynolda

    Katharine Reynolds, the wife of tobacco magnate R.J. Reynolds, envisioned and built Reynolda in 1917. Director of Program and Interpretation Phil Archer toured the home’s most used rooms. C-SPAN’s…

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    Katharine and R.J. Reynolds

    In her book Katharine and R.J. Reynolds, Wake Forest Dean Michele Gillespie chronicled the life of this tobacco magnate and wife and the role they played in the development of Winston-Salem. C-SPAN’s…

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  • Old Salem
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    Old Salem

    Old Salem, a historic district in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, features the history of the Moravians, a Protestant sect who hailed from present day Czech Republic. Built starting in 1766, the town is a mix…

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  • Mayor Joines on WinstonSalem North Carolina
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    Mayor Joines on Winston-Salem, North Carolina

    Mayor Allen Joines talked about the history and politics of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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  • Washington Journal Josh Stein Discusses Key Issues in North Carolina
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    Josh Stein on Key Issues in North Carolina

    North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein talked about key public policy issues in the state. He spoke via video uplink from aboard the C-SPAN Bus in Raleigh, North Carolina. This program was part of…

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  • American History TV in Wilmington North Carolina
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    American History 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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  • Book TV in Wilmington North Carolina
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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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  • Washington Journal Richard Craver Discusses North Carlina Bathroom Bill Repeal
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    North Carolina Bathroom Bill Repeal

    Richard Craver talked about the vote the previous day by North Carolina lawmakers to repeal HB2, the state bathroom bill.

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  • Alexander Manly Papers
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    Alexander Manly Papers

    Jan Davidson talked about the few remaining copies of the Daily Record, North Carolina’s only daily African American newspaper in the late 19th century. The papers were printed shortly before the deadly 1898…

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  • Colonial Economics in the Cape Fear Region
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    Colonial Economics in the Cape Fear Region

    Jan Davidson gave a tour of the “Cape Fear Stories” at the Cape Fear Museum. The exhibit explores the history of Wilmington and North Hanover County, North Carolina. Ms. Davidson said that when colonists arrived…

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  • Sugar Hill Neighborhood Walking Tour
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    Sugar Hill Neighborhood Walking Tour

    Islah Speller gave a walking tour of Wilmington, North Carolina’s Sugar Hill neighborhood and explained how the 1898 coup d’etat changed the city. After the Civil War, Wilmington had and African American majority.…

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  • BurgwinWright House
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    Burgwin-Wright House

    Christine Lamberton gave a tour of the Burgwin-Wright House in Wilmington, North Carolina, and spoke about the history of the property. The city’s original jail was built in the 1740s. As the city grew, the…

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  • New Hanover County Librarys North Carolina History Room
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    New Hanover County Library's North Carolina History Room

    Jennifer Daugherty gave a tour of New Hanover County Library’s North Carolina History Room and showed some artifacts from Wilmington’s history. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in…

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