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  • emTujagues Cookbookem
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    Tujague's Cookbook

    New Orleans is known for its mix of Creole and Cajun cuisines. Host of “Louisiana Eats” and author of Tujague’s Cookbook Poppy Tooker visited Tujagues, one of the city’s oldest restaurants,…

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  • emChasing Spaceem
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    Chasing Space

    Former NFL player and NASA astronaut Leland Melvin talked about his book Chasing Space: An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances, in which he recounted his time growing up in Lynchburg,…

    275 views
  • Jackson Foundation and Museum
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    Jackson Foundation and Museum

    In the 1960s, Martin Luther King, Jr. often visited the Jackson family home in Selma, Alabama. It was in the family’s living room where he watched President Johnson urge Congress to pass the Voting Rights…

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  • emThe Lobster Coastem
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    The Lobster Coast

    Colin Woodard, author of The Lobster Coast: Rebels, Rusticators, and the Struggle for a Forgotten Frontier, explained the beginnings of the Maine lobster industry and how it preserves itself. Maine’s lobster…

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  • Memoirs of Ulysses S Grant
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    Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

    In the summer of 1885, former President Ulysses S. Grant died in his cottage on Mt. McGregor, located outside of Saratoga Springs. Historian Ben Kemp toured the cabin and talked about Grant’s determination…

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  • emAmerican Politics in the Postwar Sunbeltem
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    American Politics in the Postwar Sunbelt

    Sean Cunningham talked about his book, American Politics in the Postwar Sunbelt: Conservative Growth in a Battleground Region, in which he examines the emergence of the American Sunbelt as the center of…

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  • Tom Pendergast Digital Collection
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    Tom Pendergast Digital Collection

    Jason Roe explained the goal of Kansas City Public Library’s “Kansas City During the Pendergast Era” digital collection and how its used to explore the life and influence of Tom Pendergast. Tom Pendergast was a…

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  • emOutem
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    Out

    In Out: A Courageous Woman’s Journey, Lou Anne Smoot shared the struggle of hiding her homosexuality in Texas for 60 years and how she built the courage to come out. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

    338 views
  • emBeyond the Ropeem
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    Beyond the Rope

    In Beyond the Rope: The Impact of Lynching on Black Culture and Memory, author Karlos Hill examines the history of lynching in America, and how the response of African Americans evolved over time.…

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  • emThe Rise and Fall of the Voting Rights Actem
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    The Rise and Fall of the Voting Rights Act

    In The Rise and Fall of the Voting Rights Act, author Keith Gaddie reveals the history behind the Voting Rights Act, its impact on the United States, and the consequences that follow. C-SPAN’s Local…

    266 views
  • emAmazing Pipeline Storiesem
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    Amazing Pipeline Stories

    Built from 1974-1977, the Trans-Alaska Pipeline runs 800 miles from the state’s North Slope to Valdez and has since funneled close to 17 billion barrels of oil. Dermot Cole shared the history of the pipeline…

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  • F Scott Fitzgerald and the Grove Park Inn
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    F. Scott Fitzgerald and the Grove Park Inn

    F. Scott Fitzgerald, author of The Great Gatsby, visited the Grove Park Inn during the summers of 1935 and 1936. He came to Asheville to overcome an addiction to gin and find inspiration for his stagnant writing…

    429 views
  • emThe Moralistem
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    The Moralist

    Historian Patricia O’Toole chronicled the political career of President Woodrow Wilson.

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  • emReporterem
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    Reporter

    Investigative reporter Seymour Hersh talked about his life in journalism.

    934 views
  • emSpace Capitalismem
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    Space Capitalism

    Loyola University economics professor Walter Block discussed his book, Space Capitalism: How Humans Will Colonize Planets, Moons, and Asteroids.

    73 views
  • After Words with DL Hughley
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    After Words with D.L. Hughley

    Comedian and actor D.L. Hughley shared his thoughts on race in America. He’s interviewed by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY).

    467 views
  • emA Blueprint for Warem
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    A Blueprint for War

    Susan Dunn, humanities professor at Williams College, recounted FDR’s efforts to ready America militarily for World War II.

    391 views
  • emBad Adviceem
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    Bad Advice

    Paul Offit discussed the risks of getting medical advice from everyone other than a doctor.

    518 views
  • emProfit Motiveem
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    Profit Motive

    Market Institute founder and president Charles Sauer talks about his book, Profit Motive: What Drives the Things We Do.

    46 views
  • emCollusionem
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    Collusion

    Former Wall Street executive Nomi Prins offered her thoughts on the power and influence of the world’s central bankers.

    128 views
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