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  • African American History 1619 Through the Civil War
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    African American History, 1619 Through the Civil War

    American History TV visited the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond’s exhibit on 400 years of African American history. Curator Karen Sherry focused on the period between 1619 and…

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  • Representative Marcy Kaptur on Ohios 9th District
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    Representative Marcy Kaptur on Ohio's 9th District

    Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) discussed her district’s economic drivers and use of federal funding. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour”…

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  • J Edgar Hoover in Ohio
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    J. Edgar Hoover in Ohio

    FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover made a trip to Toledo, Ohio, in 1936. Historian Tedd Long explained how the FBI ended up arresting its most wanted criminal in Toledo during that visit. C-SPAN’s Local…

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  • Glass City
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    Glass City

    Toledo, Ohio, is known as the glass capital of the world. Julie McMaster, archivist at the Toledo Museum of Art, explained the role businessman Edward Libbey played in bringing the glass industry to Toledo. Diane…

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  • WillardDempsey Fight
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    Willard-Dempsey Fight

    Toledo hosted the heavyweight boxing match between Jack Dempsey and Jess Willard in 1919. Historian Tedd Long explained what happened at the fight that was billed as the match of the century. C-SPAN’s…

    72 views
  • Museum of the Great Lakes
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    Museum of the Great Lakes

    The Museum of the Great Lakes is dedicated to telling the boating history of the Great Lakes. It’s located on the Maumee River, just downstream of Lake Erie. Carrie Sowden, the museum’s archeological…

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  • Colonel James M Schoonmaker
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    Colonel James M. Schoonmaker

    The lake freighter Colonel James M. Schoonmaker launched in 1911. At the time, it was the largest ship on the Great Lakes. Christopher Gillcrist, executive director at the National Museum of the Great Lakes,…

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  • Mayor Kapszukiewicz on Toledo Ohio
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    Mayor Kapszukiewicz on Toledo, Ohio

    Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz talked about the city’s manufacturing history, freshwater supply, and location on the Great Lakes. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

    187 views
  • Newsboys in Toledo
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    Newsboys in Toledo

    Toledo’s Woodlawn Cemetery was founded in 1876. Historian Tedd Long highlighted a memorial built there to memorialize a Toledo businessman who helped support and promote newspaper boys across the United…

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  • Fort Meigs
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    Fort Meigs

    Fort Meigs is the largest wooden, walled Fort in North America. Interim Director Ashley Phlipot explained that General William Henry Harrison ordered the Fort built during the War of 1812 to help fight back…

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  • Battle of Fallen Timbers
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    Battle of Fallen Timbers

    The Battle of Fallen Timbers was the final battle of the Indian War in the Northwest. Shannon Hughes, director of programming at Metroparks Toledo, explained that this battle led to the signing of the Treaty of…

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  • Toledo War
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    Toledo War

    In the early 19th century both Ohio and the territory of Michigan fought over the right to claim Toledo. Historian Tedd Long explained what led to the boundary dispute over the city and why the area was so…

    140 views
  • American History TV in Toledo Ohio
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    American History TV in Toledo, Ohio

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Toledo, Ohio, from July 20-26, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the…

    36 views
  • Sandra Day OConnor  First Woman on Supreme Court
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    Sandra Day O'Connor - First Woman on Supreme Court

    In 1981, President Ronald Reagan nominated Sandra Day O’Connor to be the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court. Panelists including author Evan Thomas and one of O’Connor’s sons discussed the…

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  • emWe the Peopleem
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    We the People

    This campaign film supporting 1940 Republican presidential candidate Wendell Willkie includes scenes at historic locations in Philadelphia where the nominating convention was held. It also…

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  • emRoosevelt Winsem
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    Roosevelt Wins!

    This U.S. Office of War Information newsreel is on the 1944 presidential election results, when FDR defeated Gov. Thomas Dewey (R-New York) for an unprecedented fourth term.

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  • Republicans Nominate Dewey  1944 United Newsreel
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    Republicans Nominate Dewey - 1944 United Newsreel

    This June 1944 U.S. Office of War Information newsreel includes four stories: “Republicans Nominate Dewey,” "New Government Installed in Rome," “Roosevelt Signs Soldiers Bill,” and “China Builds Airfields for B-29…

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  • emHellBent for Electionem
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    Hell-Bent for Election

    This United Auto Workers animated campaign film for President Franklin Roosevelt was directed by Chuck Jones, who helped create Bugs Bunny and other characters for Warner Brothers, and later produced and directed “How…

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  • 1970 Kent State Photographs
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    1970 Kent State Photographs

    Howard Ruffner talked about the photos he took on May 4, 1970 when National Guard troops shot and killed four students at Kent State University in Ohio during an anti-Vietnam War protest. A student and…

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  • First Lady Pat Nixon
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    First Lady Pat Nixon

    Pat Nixon entered the White House as first lady 50 years ago in January 1969. A panel discussed her work, interests and contributions to the Nixon administration. The White House Historical…

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