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  • Author Discussion on Appalachia
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    Author Discussion on Appalachia

    Elizabeth Catte, What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia, Steven Stoll Ramp Hollow, and Wendy Welch, Fall or Fly, discussed the stereotypes and reality of life in Appalachia. This…

    1,119 views
  • JD Vance Discusses Memoir emHillbilly Elegyem
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    Hillbilly Elegy

    J.D. Vance talked about his book Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, in which he recalls his childhood in a Rust Belt town in Ohio. He spoke at the 17th annual…

    6,972 views
  • emFat Pretty and Soon to be Oldem
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    Fat, Pretty, and Soon to be Old

    Kimberly Dark talked about her book, Fat, Pretty, and Soon to Be Old: A Makeover for Self and Society, containing personal essays on privilege and stigma in modern society.

    462 views
  • emDrinking in Americaem
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    Drinking in America

    Susan Cheever talked about her book Drinking in America: Our Secret History, in which she provides a history of alcohol consumption in America. In her book, she describes the Pilgrims who imbibed…

    1,419 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…

    370 views
  • CSPAN Cities Tour Exploring the American Story
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    C-SPAN Cities Tour Exploring the American Story

    The C-SPAN Cities Tour travels the country exploring the American story as it takes Book TV and American History TV on the road. Highlights from some of the cities along the 2019 tour were…

    69 views
  • Book TV in Rapid City South Dakota
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    Book TV in Rapid City, South Dakota

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Rapid City, South Dakota, from September 7-13, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the…

    110 views
  • emReclaiming the Black Pastem
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    Reclaiming the Black Past

    In his book, Reclaiming the Black Past, author Pero Dagbovie explains how black history is misused in popular culture and what can be done to change it. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a…

    654 views
  • emRepublic of Liesem
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    Republic of Lies

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

    1,115 views
  • emBecome Americaem
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    Become America

    Citizen University Founder and CEO Eric Liu shared his ideas for reviving a more civic-minded America.

    371 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…

    723 views
  • emSting Like a Beeem
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    Sting Like a Bee

    Leigh Montville talked about his book Sting Like a Bee: Muhammad Ali vs. the United States of America, 1966-1971, in which he explores Muhammad Ali’s refusal to serve in the military and…

    542 views
  • emHow to Cuss in Westernem
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    How to Cuss in Western

    Author Michael Branch explores environmental conflict using humorous storytelling in his book, How to Cuss in Western: And Other Missives from the High Desert. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs)…

    377 views
  • 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…

    361 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…

    100 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…

    294 views
  • emTempem
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    Temp

    Cornell University Professor Louis Hyman looked at changes to the American workforce over the past seventy years.

    520 views
  • emHugh Hefner Good or Bad for Americaem
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    Hugh Hefner, Good or Bad for America?

    New York Times columnist Ross Douthat and University of Missouri Professor Steven Watts debated whether Playboy founder Hugh Hefner was good or bad for America.

    655 views
  • emHomeplaceem
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    Homeplace

    Journalist John Lingan reported on the socio-cultural shifts taking place in rural America, focusing on Winchester, Virginia, the home of singer Patsy Cline.

    402 views
  • Newt Gingrich Discusses emTrumps Americaem
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    Trump's America

    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich offered his thoughts on the impact that the Trump administration policies are having on America and around the world.

    3,553 views
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