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  • History of the Cheesehead Hat
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    History of the Cheesehead Hat

    Maggie Carter of Foamation, Inc., maker of the cheesehead hat, talked about the invention and manufacturing of Wisconsin’s iconic headwear. Mark Ertl, commander in cheese, then showed off the process of…

    94 views
  • History of Polka
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    History of Polka

    Evan Maruszewski, founder of the Milwaukee Polka Riot Festival, discussed the history and evolution to the present of polka in Milwaukee. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

    132 views
  • Milwaukee Pop Culture
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    Milwaukee Pop Culture

    Tim McCormick gave a Harley-Davidson motorcycle tour of depictions of Milwaukee in pop culture, including the bronze Fonz statue and Lakefront Brewery. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a…

    34 views
  • Fashioning the New Woman 18901925
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    Fashioning the New Woman, 1890-1925

    Curator Alden O’Brien gave a group a tour of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum exhibit, “Fashioning the New Woman: 1890 to 1925,” which detailed how women’s clothing changed as…

    3,966 views
  • Palo Alto Rock and Roll History
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    Palo Alto Rock and Roll History

    Bo Crane talked about Palo Alto’s connections to rock and roll in the 1960's, and how a meeting between Grateful Dead musician Jerry Garcia and counterculture figure Ken Kesey lead to the psychedelic rock…

    239 views
  • emThe Trial of Lizzie Bordenem
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    The Trial of Lizzie Borden

    Legal scholar Cara Robertson examined the murder trial of Lizzie Borden in 1893. The case received international attention as Ms. Borden was tried for the murder of her father and…

    503 views
  • emRepublic of Liesem
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    Republic of Lies

    Journalist Anna Merlan looked at how conspiracy theories take root in society.

    596 views
  • 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…

    735 views
  • President and First Lady Host White House Easter Egg Roll
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    White House Easter Egg Roll

    President Trump and first lady Melania Trump participated in the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. The president delivered welcoming remarks from the Truman Balcony, blew the starter’s whistle for…

    1,532 views
  • emThe White House Easter Egg Rollem
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    The White House Easter Egg Roll

    American History TV interviewed landscape historian Jonathan Pliska about his book, The White House Easter Egg Roll: A History for All Ages. He described how presidents and first families…

    479 views
  • emMcAmerica America Runs on Fast Foodem
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    Mc'America: America Runs on Fast Food

    Mc’America: America Runs on Fast Food was the first prize middle school winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Ida Chen and Hana Lee, eighth graders at Eastern Middle School in Silver…

    28 views
  • emRockin in the Free Worldem
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    Rockin' in the Free World

    Rockin' in the Free World was one of the second-prize high school east winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Hunter Walterman, Isaac Newman, and Rekha Leonard, sophomores at…

    19 views
  • 1970s Culture and Economics
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    1970s Culture and Economics

    University of Massachusetts Boston Professor Vincent Cannato taught a class about the culture and economics of the 1970s. He talked about the 1973 oil crisis, demographic changes in…

    473 views
  • Washington Journal Arthur Brooks Discusses His Book emLove Your Enemiesem
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    Arthur Brooks on Love Your Enemies

    Arthur Brooks talked about his book, Love Your Enemies: How Decent People Can Save America from the Culture of Contempt.

    909 views
  • 19thCentury Politics and Society
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    19th-Century Politics and Society

    Vassar College Professor Rebecca Edwards taught a class about the differences between 19th-century political parties and their views on gender roles, racial equality and family dynamics.…

    627 views
  • Revolutionary War Military Burials
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    Revolutionary War Military Burials

    Historian Robert Selig talked about the practice of burying the dead during the Revolutionary War. He discussed how loved ones identified the bodies, and the influence of military rank and…

    592 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines and social media were open for viewer comments on the Gillette advertisement targeting “toxic masculinity.”

    821 views
  • National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
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    National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

    President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke participated in the National Christmas Tree Lighting at the Ellipse.

    16,804 views
  • QA with Sarah Churchwell
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    Q&A with Sarah Churchwell

    University of London literature Professor Sarah Churchwell talked about her book, Behold America, which looks at the history of the phrases “America First” and “The American Dream.”

    1,910 views
  • Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
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    Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Acting Architect of the Capitol Christine Merdon, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and members of the Oregon congressional delegation delivered remarks before lighting the U.S. Capitol…

    577 views
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