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    1866 Memphis Massacre

    Historians talked about race relations in post-Civil War Memphis and the lives of freed blacks in the city both before and after the 1866 riot that resulted in the massacre of dozens of…

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    American History TV in Nashville, Tennessee

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Nashville, Tennessee, from April 16-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast…

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    Coup

    Keel Hunt talked about his book, Coup: The Day the Democrats Ousted Their Governor, Put Lamar Alexander in Office Early, and Stopped a Pardon Scandal, in which he recounts the removal of Tennessee Governor…

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    Ryman Auditorium

    David Ewing talked about his book, The History of the Ryman Auditorium, detailing how that Nashville venue became a place for civil rights events, political rallies, and the former home of the Grand Ole…

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    Book TV in Nashville, Tennessee

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Nashville, Tennessee, from April 16-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

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    Mayor Barry on Metropolitan Nashville, Tennessee

    Mayor Megan Barry spoke about the city of Nashville, Tennessee. She was interviewed at her office in the Historic Metro Courthouse. Scenes of Nashville were also shown.  C-SPAN’s Local Content…

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    Senator Fred Thompson Tribute

    Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Bob Corker (R-TN) paid tribute to former Senator Fred Thompson (R-TN) on the Senate floor. Fred Thompson died November 1, 2015, in Nashville, Tennessee,…

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    Senator Lamar Alexander Office Tour

    Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) recalled his walk across Tennessee as part of his successful 1978 gubernatorial campaign, and shared the stories behind political mementos in his Washington,…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. He talked about shootings the previous day in Chattanooga, Tennessee; the president’s meetings with the…

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    Representative Chuck Fleischmann on Tennessee Shooting

    Representative Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN) spoke by phone about the previous-day shootings at the Navy Operational Support Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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    Reconstruction in Tennessee

    Historians talked about the Reconstruction era and the various ways historians have viewed the period over time. They also spoke about Reconstruction in Tennessee, and how some citizens in the…

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    1864 Franklin-Nashville Campaign

    Panelists talked about the significance of the battles of Spring Hill, Franklin, and Nashville, as well as the role of Confederate General John Bell Hood. They also spoke about the role of the U.S. Colored Troops during…

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    Senator Lamar Alexander Primary Victory Speech

    Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) spoke to supporters at his primary election night watch party at a Nashville pizza restaurant following his victory in the 2014 Tennessee Republican Senate…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question: “Has your opinion changed on same-sex marriage?” Robert Barnes was interviewed by phone about legal tests of same-sex marriage…

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    History of the Tennessee Valley Authority

    Daryl Black, Executive Director of the Chattanooga History Center, talked about the Tennessee Valley Authority and how it transformed the Chattanooga region and improved the lives of residents of the area. During…

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    Legendary Locals of Chatanooga

    Author William Hull talked about his book, Legendary Locals of Chattanooga, in which he profiles about some of the well-known citizens throughout Chattanooga’s history. In his book he discusses Benjamin Franklin…

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    Isham G. Harris of Tennessee

    Author Sam Davis Elliott talked about his book, Isham G. Harris of Tennessee: Confederate Governor and United States Senator, in which he profiles one of the most prominent Tennesseans in the Confederacy and a…

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    American History TV in Chattanooga, Tennessee

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Chattanooga, Tennessee, from December 15-19 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with…

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    Book TV in Chattanooga, Tennessee

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Chattanooga, Tennessee, from December 15-19 to feature the history and literary life of the community.…

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    Coup

    Keel Hunt and others talked about his book, Coup: The Day the Democrats Ousted Their Governor, Put Republican Lamar Alexander in Office Early, and Stopped a Pardon Scandal, in which he…

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