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  • National Native American Veterans Memorial Design
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    National Native American Veterans Memorial Design

    Artist Harvey Pratt shared his vision for the National Native American Veterans memorial in a conversation with Kevin Gover, the director of the National Museum of the American Indian. Mr.…

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  • Interpreting the American Revolution and Civil War
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    Interpreting the American Revolution and Civil War

    Art historian Judy Scott Feldman analyzed artistic portrayals of the American Revolution and Civil War. She talked about the influence of paintings, sculptures and memorials on how history…

    407 views
  • Cold War in American Photography
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    Cold War in American Photography

    Wake Forest University professor John Curley taught a class on how the Cold War both influenced and was influenced by photography. He talked about the perceived documentary nature of photography and…

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  • Pamela Paul Discusses emHow to Raise a Readerem
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    How to Raise a Reader

    Pamela Paul, editor of the New York Times book review, talked about How to Raise a Reader, in which she offered her thoughts on how to get children interested in reading books.

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  • emOn Reading Wellem
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    On Reading Well

    Liberty University English Professor Karen Prior talked about the value in reading great literature.

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  • emThe Heartbreak of Aaron Burrem
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    The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr

    Historian H.W. Brands profiled Aaron Burr, the former vice president to Thomas Jefferson. Aaron Burr is most remembered for killing former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton in a duel on…

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  • Rockwell Roosevelt and the Four Freedoms Exhibit
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    "Rockwell, Roosevelt, and the Four Freedoms" Exhibit

    In his 1941 State of the Union address, President Franklin D. Roosevelt outlined what became known as the "Four Freedoms": freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom…

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  • Book TV in Bryan and College Station Texas
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    Book TV in Bryan and College Station, Texas

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2020 LCV Cities Tour” in Bryan and College Station, Texas, from February 15-21, 2020, to feature the history and literary life…

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  • John Ray Proctor Discusses Playwrght August Wilson and emFencesem
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    Playwright August Wilson and Fences

    Tulane University professor John “Ray” Proctor taught a class about playwright August Wilson, his contribution to African American theatre and his Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Fences.

    606 views
  • CSPAN Cities Tour in Amarillo Texas
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    C-SPAN Cities Tour in Amarillo, Texas

    C-SPAN visited Amarillo, Texas to learn about the history and literary life of the community.

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  • CSPAN Cities Tour in Chapel Hill North Carolina
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    C-SPAN Cities Tour in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

    C-SPAN visited Chapel Hill, North Carolina to learn about the history and literary life of the community.

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  • emGeorgia OKeeffes Wartime Texas Lettersem
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    Georgia O'Keeffe's Wartime Texas Letters

    In 1912, at age 24, artist Georgia O’Keeffe left the East Coast and headed west to the Texas panhandle. In her book, Georgia O’Keeffe’s Wartime Texas Letters, Amy Von Lintel examined the artist’s collection of…

    294 views
  • CSPAN Cities Tour in Indianapolis Indiana
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    C-SPAN Cities Tour in Indianapolis, Indiana

    C-SPAN visited Indianapolis to learn about the history and literary life of the community.

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  • QA with Daniel Weiss
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    Q&A with Daniel Weiss

    Daniel Weiss, president and CEO of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, talked about the life of poet and musician Michael O’Donnell, who went missing in action during the Vietnam War after the…

    678 views
  • CSPAN Cities Tour in Charleston West Virginia
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    C-SPAN Cities Tour in Charleston, West Virginia

    C-SPAN visited Charleston, West Virginia to learn about the history and literary life of the community.

    920 views
  • Les Standiford Discusses Charles Dickens emA Christmas Carolem
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    The Man Who Invented Christmas

    Les Standiford talked about his book The Man Who Invented Christmas, in which he recalls Charles Dickens' writing of A Christmas Carol. He spoke at the 2017 Miami Book Fair.

    1,355 views
  • CSPAN Cities Tour in Laramie Wyoming Part 1
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    C-SPAN Cities Tour in Laramie, Wyoming, Part 1

    C-SPAN visited Laramie, Wyoming to learn about the history and literary life of the community.

    87 views
  • Cities Tour in Toledo Ohio Part 1
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    Cities Tour in Toledo, Ohio, Part 1

    C-SPAN visited Toledo, Ohio to learn about the history and literary life of the community.

    59 views
  • CSPAN Cities Tour in Rapid City South Dakota
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    C-SPAN Cities Tour in Rapid City, South Dakota

    C-SPAN visited Rapid City, South Dakota to learn about the history and literary life of the community.

    146 views
  • 2019 AnisfieldWolf Book Awards
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    2019 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

    The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards are presented for “important contributions to our understanding of racism and our appreciation of the rich diversity of human cultures.” 2019 winners included…

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