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  • Rhode Island State of the State Address
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    Rhode Island State of the State Address

    Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo (D) delivered her annual State of the State address to lawmakers in Providence. She announced an additional $30 million dollars in K-12 education funding. She…

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  • Rhode Island Senate Debate
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    Rhode Island Senate Debate

    Candidates in Rhode Island’s Senate race, incumbent Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Robert Flanders (R) took part in a debate. Topics included Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme…

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  • Washington Journal Ken Wagner Discusses Education Issues in Rhode Island
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    Ken Wagner on Education Issues in Rhode Island

    Rhode Island Department of Education commissioner Ken Wagner discussed the top education issues facing Rhode Island. This interview was part of our 50 Capitals Tour.

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  • Rhode Island Gubernatorial Debate
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    Rhode Island Gubernatorial Debate

    Rhode Island gubernatorial candidates, incumbent Governor Gina Raimondo (D), Cranston Mayor Allan Fung (R), and Joe Trillo (I) met for a debate in Bristol.

    1,190 views
  • The Breakers and the Gilded Age
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    The Breakers and the Gilded Age

    During the Gilded Age, Newport, Rhode Island, became the summer home to many of the country’s most wealthy, including the Vanderbilts. The Preservation Society of Newport County CEO Trudy Coxe described the…

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  • CSPAN Cities Tour in Newport Rhode Island
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    C-SPAN Cities Tour in Newport, Rhode Island

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) visited Newport, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community. 

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  • Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo Delivers State of the State Address
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    Rhode Island State of the State Address

    Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo (D) delivered her fourth State of the State addresss. She outlined several of her proposals including a $1 billion investment in school construction, a…

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  • Battle of Rhode Island Artifacts
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    Battle of Rhode Island Artifacts

    Newport Historical Society visiting curator Taylor Stoermer highlighted items in the society’s collection relating to the Battle of Rhode Island. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in…

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  • Life and Legacy of Ida Lewis
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    Life and Legacy of Ida Lewis

    Ida Lewis was a famous lighthouse keeper at Newport Harbor. Documentarian and Johnson and Wales professor Marian Gagnon explained how Lewis saved lives and became a nationally known figure during her time…

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  • Touro Synagogue
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    Touro Synagogue

    The Touro Synagogue is the oldest synagogue in the country. Tour guide Karen Flippo talked about the building’s history which spans five centuries. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in…

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  • American History TV in Newport Rhode Island
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    American History TV in Newport, Rhode Island

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Newport, Rhode Island, from October 21-27, to feature the history and literary life of the…

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  • BookTV in Newport Rhode Island
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    BookTV in Newport, Rhode Island

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Newport, Rhode Island, from October 21-27, to feature the history and literary life of the…

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  • Roger Williams and the Founding of Providence
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    Roger Williams and the Founding of Providence

    History Professor Stanley Lemons talked about about the founding of the First Baptist Church in Providence, Rhode Island, as well as its founder Roger Williams. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs)…

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  • Discussion on the 1772 Gaspee Affair
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    1772 Gaspee Affair

    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) talked about the Gaspee Affair, an event from June 9, 1772, in which Rhode Islanders fought against the British in the lead-up to the American Revolution.

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  • Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo D Inauguration Ceremony
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    Rhode Island Gubernatorial Inauguration

    Gina Raimondo (D) was sworn in as governor of Rhode Island. Governor Raimondo is Rhode Island’s first female Governor. In her inaugural address, she argued for an economic rebuild that…

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  • Rhode Island Governors Debate
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    Rhode Island Gubernatorial Debate

    State Treasurer Gina Raimondo (D), Cranston Mayor Allan Fung (R), and Robert Healy (Moderate), candidates in Rhode Island’s gubernatorial race, met in a debate at the Providence Performing…

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  • emThe Prince of Providenceem
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    The Prince of Providence

    Author Mike Stanton talked about his book, The Prince of Providence: The Rise and Fall of Buddy Cianci, America’s Most Notorious Mayor in which he argues that Buddy Cianci was a political genius in the mold…

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  • Raymond Patriarca and the Providence Mob
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    Raymond Patriarca and the Providence Mob

    Arlene Violet talked about Rhode Island’s mob history as well as mob don Raymond Patriarca, his rise to becoming a crime boss, his multiple arrests, his death and the role organized crime plays in…

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  • Rhode Island State of the State Address
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    Rhode Island State of the State Address

    Governor Lincoln Chafee delivered his annual state of the state address to the state legislature, laying out a budget plan that included no new taxes but investments in education and…

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  • The Rhode Island Statehouse
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    The Rhode Island Statehouse

    Ralph Mollis and Stephen Hourahan talked about the history of the Rhode Island State House, including the artwork located in the State Room, the interesting characters who have served in the building, and…

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