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  • Dwight D Eisenhowers Life and Legacy
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    Dwight D. Eisenhower's Life and Legacy

    University of Virginia Professor William Hitchcock talked about his book, The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s. Later, Mr. Hitchcock sat down with former ABC News White House…

  • George HW Bush Remembered
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    George H.W. Bush Remembered

    James Baker remembered his long-time friend George H.W. Bush in this program hosted by the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas. He talked about their friendship and the notable events of the…

  • Camp David
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    Camp David

    Camp David insiders offered their recollections of the presidential retreat in the Maryland mountains. Franklin D. Roosevelt was the first president who used the hideaway, and he set the…

  • History of Impeachment
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    History of Impeachment

    The co-authors of Impeachment: An American History talked about the only three presidential impeachment proceedings ever conducted: those involving Andrew Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Bill…

  • Humor in the White House
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    Humor in the White House

    Historian H.W. Brands talked about humor in the White House and the role it plays in presidential politics. From George Washington to Donald Trump, he considered how funny American chief…

  • Hogan Gidley Speaks to Reporters at the White House
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    Hogan Gidley Comments to Reporters in White House Driveway

  • Women and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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    Women and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory

    Science writer Nathalia Holt gave an illustrated talk about women mathematicians and engineers known as “human computers” who were recruited in the 1940s and 1950s to work at the Jet…

  • Women in the Workforce and Military During World War II
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    Women in the Workforce and Military During World War II

    History Professor Lisa Keller, of Purchase College, part of the State University of New York system, delivered an illustrated talk on women’s roles during World War II. She explained how the influx of…

  • US Immigration 1920s to the 1960s
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    U.S. Immigration, 1920s to the 1960s

    Historians talked about U.S. immigration policy from the 1920s to the 1960s, including a Japanese guest worker program and Cuban immigrants during the Cold War. They also explored how the…

  • Women in Politics from the 1920s to Today
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    Women in Politics from the 1920s to Today

    Historians discuss the role of women in politics since the 1920s, both behind the scenes and as elected representatives. They talk about suffragists, New Deal-era political appointees, and…

  • Holocaust Survivor Albert Garih
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    Holocaust Survivor Albert Garih

    Holocaust survivor Albert Garih recounted his family’s experience after the Nazi invasion of France in 1940. When he was about 4 years old, his father was deported to a forced labor camp in…

  • Justice Harry Blackmun
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    Justice Harry Blackmun

    Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun is best known for the decision he wrote in Roe v. Wade. Rochester Attorney Fred Suhler talked about Justice Blackmun, who spent a decade as the resident attorney for the…

  • The Womens Memorial Part 2
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    The Women's Memorial, Part 2

    Retired Lt. Col. Marilla Cushman led a tour of the Women’s Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, covering women who served in the Korean War through the War on Terror. This is the second of a…

  • Cold War CIA and Radio Free Europe
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    Cold War, CIA and Radio Free Europe

    In the 1950s and 60s, the CIA secretly funded Radio Free Europe, which broadcast anti-Communist propaganda behind the Iron Curtain. Kenneth Osgood, author of Total Cold War, talked about the…

  • IBM in Rochester
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    IBM in Rochester

    Thomas Watson Sr. founded International Business Machines (IBM) in 1911. Forty-five years later the company opened a manufacturing facility in Rochester, Minnesota. IBM Rochester’s Senior State Executive…

  • Traveling While Black Exhibit
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    "Traveling While Black" Exhibit

    The “Traveling While Black” exhibit at the History Center of Olmsted County explains how African American travelers used Green Books to ensure safe travel across America during the 1940s and 1950s.…

  • Representative Jim Hagedorn
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    Representative Jim Hagedorn

    Representative Jim Hagedorn (R-MN) discussed Minnesota’s 1st congressional district, its economy and the issues Important to his constituents in the 2020 Presidential campaign. C-SPAN’s Local Content…

  • Minnesota Politics
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    Minnesota Politics

    Minnesota’s primary falls on Super Tuesday, March 3, 2020, when voters in eleven states head to the polls. Minnesota Public Radio senior reporter Catharine Richert explained why she thinks Minnesota may be a…

  • Mayowood
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    Visit the home of Charles Mayo, the younger of the two Mayo brothers who started the Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic Historic Properties Director Chuck Potter shared stories of the three generations of Mayos that…

  • Driving Tour of Mayowood Mansion
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    Driving Tour of Mayowood Mansion

    Tour the city of Rochester, Minnesota, in a trolley. Tour guide Dan Butterfass took our cameras through the area where historic Mayowood Mansion is located. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made…

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