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    History of Greenwich Village

    Barry Lewis talked about the creation and evolution of New York City’s Greenwich Village. He spoke about the many changes the neighborhood experienced since the early 19th century and its…

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    Religion in 20th Century New York City

    Jon Butler talked about religion in 20th century New York City and the persistent misconceptions on the subject. Professor Butler is president of the Organization of American Historians and was…

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    Post World War II New York City

    David Reid talked about his book, The Brazen Age: New York City and the American Empire: Politics, Art, and Bohemia, in which he argues that between 1945 and 1950, post World War II New…

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    Book Discussion on Empire Statesman

    Robert Slayton talked about his book Empire Statesman: The Rise and Redemption of Al Smith, in which he examines the life of former New York Governor Al Smith and the impact he had on American politics.…

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    Panel Discussion on William F. Buckley's The Unmaking of a Mayor

    Political scholars and commentators examined the 1965 New York City mayoral campaign of the late William F. Buckley. This book launch event at the Union League Club celebrated the 50th…

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    New York State of the State Address

    Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) delivered his annual State of the State address to the legislature at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. He used slides as he laid out his…

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    Iroquois Nation

    Chief Sidney Hill talked about the history of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, as well as the confederacy’s government, which greatly influenced the Founding Fathers of the United States. C-SPAN’s Local…

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    Salt Industry in Syracuse

    Dennis Conners talked about the history of the salt industry in Syracuse, New York. They toured the original boiling block where salter water brine was turned into what was one of the country’s most precious…

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    American History TV in Syracuse, New York

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Syracuse, New York, from September 19-25 to feature the history and literary life of the community.…

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    Book TV in Syracuse, New York

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Syracuse, New York, from September 19-25 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

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    Mayor Miner on Syracuse, New York

    Mayor Stephanie Miner talked about the history and politics of Syracuse, New York, as scenes of the city and still images were shown. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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    Erie Canal and Buffalo, New York

    Tom Dee talked about the history of the Erie Canal and its impact on the city of Buffalo, New York. The construction of the Erie Canal in 1925 etabilshed an all-water passage from the Great Lakes through…

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    Buffalo Civil Rights Movement

    George Arthur gave a tour of the Nash House Museum and talked about the “Niagara Movement,” a Civil Rights movement that began in western New York. The group was composed of 59 leading African American…

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    Book Discussion on The Complete History of Parkside

    Steve Cichon talked about his book, The Complete History of Parkside: Buffalo, New York, about the history of Parkside, a Buffalo, New York, neighborhood designed by Frederick Law Olmstead. Olmstead was an…

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    Grover Cleveland's Political Life in Buffalo

    Melissa Brown talks about President Grover Cleveland’s rise in politics in Buffalo, New York. During his time there, Grover Cleveland was the Sheriff of Erie County and later became Mayor of Buffalo in 1882.…

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    Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Historic Site

    Stanton Hudson gave a tour of the site where Vice President Theodore Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States following the death of President William McKinley. After the assassination of…

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    Book Discussion on Against the Grain

    Tim Bohen talked about his book, Against the Grain: The History of Buffalo’s First Ward, about the history of Irish immigrants who worked in the hulls of grain ships and in other waterfront industries in the…

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    Assassination of President McKinley

    Melissa Brown gave a tour of the Assassination of President McKinley exhibit at the Buffalo History Museum and shared items connected to the events surrounding his death, such as the gun used in the…

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    Pan-American Exposition Exhibit

    Melissa Brown gave a tour of the Pan-American Exposition exhibit at the Buffalo History Museum and talked about the history of the exposition. Buffalo, New York, was chosen to host the 1901 Pan-American…

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    History of Buffalo's Grain Elevators

    Brad Hahn gave a tour of two of Buffalo, New York’s, former grain silo’s and talked about the history of the city’s grain elevators. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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