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    Panel Discussion on Mississippi History

    Authors Gereard Helferich, Anne Webster, J. Lee Annis, James F. Barnett, and Jim Woodrick talked about their books about Mississippi History. “Mississippi History” was a panel at the 2016…

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    Freedom Summer School

    Irene Williams talked about her experiences at the Freedom Summer School program and how that summer changed her life. During the summer of 1964, when Ms. Williams turned 10 years old, volunteers from around…

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    Mississippi Governor Theodore Bilbo

    Jennifer Brannock talked about Theodore Bilbo, a former Mississippi governor, U.S. Senator, and member of the Ku Klux Klan. She showed items from the University of Southern Mississippi’s collection that illustrate…

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    American History TV in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, from March 24-30 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Book TV in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, from March 24-30 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Mayor Dupree on Hattiesburg, Mississippi

    Mayor Johnny DuPree (D) talked about the history and politics of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, including Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center and its role in the training of American troops. C-SPAN’s…

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    Mississippi State of the State Address

    Governor Phil Bryant (R) delivered his annual State of the State Address at the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson. Courtesy of Mississippi Public Broadcasting.

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    Mississippi State of the State Address

    Governor Phil Bryant (R) delivered his annual state of the state address at the State Capitol in Jackson. He focused on education investments and criminal justice system reform. He also…

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    Freedom Summer and Mississippi Civil Rights

    Stuart Rockoff, executive director of the Mississippi Humanities Council, talked about “Freedom Summer” and the movement to promote voter registration and civil rights in Mississippi in the 1960s. He explained why…

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    Medgar Evers House

    Minnie Watson, curator at the Medgar Evers House, talked about the life and murder of civil rights activist Medgar Evers. She discussed Evers' military service, role with the NAACP in Mississippi, his impact on…

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    Poverty in Mississippi Delta Region

    Christopher Masingill talked about the efforts of the Delta Regional Authority to combat poverty and improve the quality of life in the Mississippi Delta region.

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    Mississippi's Old State Capitol

    Clay Williams visited Mississippi’s Old State Capitol in Jackson, talked about the roles of the state’s legislature, and highlighted the building’s architecture including its Greek revival style, copper dome and grand…

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    American History TV in Jackson, Mississippi

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Jackson, Mississippi, from April 24-29 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

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    Mississippi in Africa

    Alan Huffman talked about his book, Mississippi in Africa: The Saga of the Slaves of Prospect Hill Plantation and Their Legacy in Liberia, in which he tells the story of a group of slaves that migrated to…

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    Book TV in Jackson, Mississippi

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Jackson, Mississippi, from April 24-29 to feature the history and literary life of the community.…

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    Chris McDaniel Primary Night Speech

    Republican Senate candidate Chris McDaniel spoke to supporters following the Mississippi Republican primary runoff election. He was running against incumbent Senator Thad Cochran. State Senator Chris…

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    Senator Thad Cochran Primary Victory Speech

    Incumbent Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) spoke to supporters following his victory in the Mississippi primary runoff election against State Senator Chris McDaniel (R).

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    Senate Primary Runoff in Mississippi

    Associated Press political reporter Emily Wagster Pettus was interviewed by telephone about the Senate primary run-off election taking place in Mississippi that day.

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    Senator Thad Cochran Primary Election Night Watch

    Representative Gregg Harper (R-MS) delivered remarks after midnight at the election watch party for Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS). Representative Harper mentioned his substantial victory in…

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    Mississippi Senate Primary

    Emily Wagster-Pettus was interviewed by phone about Mississippi’s Republican Senate primary that day between challenger Chris McDaniel and Senator Thad Cochran. Campaign ads from both…

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