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  • African American Life in Philadelphia
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    African American Life in Philadelphia

    Judith Giesberg talked about what life was like for African Americans in Philadelphia during and after the Civil War. She described how many former slaves took out newspaper ads to find…

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  • Pennsylvania State Capitol
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    Pennsylvania State Capitol

    Jason Wilson gave a tour of the House, Senate, and Supreme Court chambers of the Pennsylvania State Capitol, which was dedicated in 1906. Mr. Wilson highlighted the building’s unique designs, ornate decor, and…

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  • emAmiable Scoundrelem
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    Amiable Scoundrel

    Paul Kahan talked about his book Amiable Scoundrel: Simon Cameron, Lincoln’s Scandalous Secretary of War, in which he looks at why Simon Cameron is considered to be one Pennsylvania’s most prominent…

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  • 1776 Pennsylvania Constitution
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    1776 Pennsylvania Constitution

    Professor John Fea talked about the people and ideas that shaped the Pennsylvania Constitution, written in 1776. Thomas Paine’s pamphlet Common Sense was published the same year the Pennsylvania…

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  • Representative Matthew Cartwright Town Hall Meeting
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    Representative Matthew Cartwright Town Hall Meeting

    Representative Matt Cartwright (D-PA) held a town hall meeting with constituents at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He talked about and responded to questions on…

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  • American History TV in Harrisburg Pennsylvania
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    American History TV in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, from October 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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  • Governor Tom Wolf Delivers Annual State of the Commonwealth Address
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    Pennsylvania State of the Commonwealth Address

    Governor Tom Wolf (D-PA) delivered his annual budget address at the state capitol in Harrisburg. He commended the legislature for working to close Pennsylvania’s budget gap, but encouraged…

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  • Book TV in Harrisburg Pennsylvania
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    Book TV in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, from October 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the…

    125 views
  • Pennsylvania Icons Exhibit
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    Pennsylvania Icons Exhibit

    James Vaughan gave a tour of the “Pennsylvania Icons” exhibit at the State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg. The exhibit features over 350 items that show the state’s role in the growth of the country. Mr.…

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  • HarrisCameron Mansion
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    Harris-Cameron Mansion

    Ken Frew gave a tour of the Harris-Cameron Mansion and spoke about the founding of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Mr. Frew explained that John Harris Sr. arrived in the area no known as Harrisburg in 1719. Nearly 70…

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    Legendary Locals of Harrisburg

    Todd Mealy talked about his book, Legendary Locals of Harrisburg. Mr. Mealy spoke about the life of abolitionist William Howard Day of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs)…

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    City Contented, City Discontented

    Michael Barton talked about his book City Contented, City Discontented: A Modern Day History of Harrisburg, in which he chronicles the history that helped shape modern day Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.…

    101 views
  • emSlavery and the Underground Railroad in South Central Pennsylvaniaem
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    Slavery and the Underground Railroad in South Central Pennsylvania

    Cooper Wingert talked about his book Slavery and the Underground Railroad in South Central Pennsylvania, in which he looks at the struggles between slavery and abolition in the state. C-SPAN’s Local…

    305 views
  • Pennsylvania Electors Vote in Harrisburg
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    Pennsylvania 2016 Electors Meeting

    Pennsylvania electors met in Harrisburg to cast their ballots for president. President-elect Donald Trump won the state’s popular vote.

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  • American History TV in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
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    American History TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from September 17-23 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with…

    323 views
  • Book TV in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
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    Book TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from September 17-23 to feature the history and literary life of the…

    150 views
  • Fort Pitt Museum
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    Fort Pitt Museum

    Alan Gutchess gave a tour of the Fort Pitt Museum and talked about the origins of Pittsburgh as a military fort. Mr. Gutchess explained how the English and French both held control of the land at various…

    528 views
  • Pennsylvanias Innovations
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    Pennsylvania's Innovations

    Andy Masich gave a tour of the “Pittsburgh: 250 Years of Innovation” exhibit at the Heinz History Center. HE spoke about the story behind American innovations that happened in western Pennsylvania, from the…

    231 views
  • Pittsburgh Driving Tour
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    Pittsburgh Driving Tour

    Andy Masich gave a driving tour of the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from…

    385 views
  • Mayor Peduto on Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
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    Mayor Peduto on Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Mayor Bill Peduto talked about Pittsburgh’s evolution from a steel town into a hub for technological development. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities…

    144 views
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