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    Political Prints Collection

    Heather Lineberry and Garth Johnson showed items Arizona State University Art Museum’s political prints collection. She explained how the artists use their work to advocate for social changes and spoke about…

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    Artists of the American Revolution

    Paul Staiti talked about his book, Of Arms and Artists: The American Revolution through Painters' Eyes. In his book, he focuses on the artists Charles Willson Peale, Benjamin West, John…

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    Life and Legacy of Jack London

    Scholars talked about the life and legacy of novelist, journalist, photographer, and social activist Jack London. They showed a selection of London’s photojournalism and spoke how the…

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    U.S. Capitol Dome Restoration Project

    Stephen Ayers, the architect of the U.S. Capitol, held a news conference to announce the completion of the restoration of the Capitol Dome. He discussed some of the work of the three-year…

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    Robert Redford and Tom Hanks on the Medal of Freedom

    After the Medal of Freedom ceremony, some of the honorees came to talk with reporters. Speaking first was actor, director and environmentalist Robert Redford, followed by actor and…

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    Andy Warhol Museum

    Erin Byrne and Jessica Beck gave a tour of the Andy Warhol Museum and shows personal artifacts that once belonged to the 20th century pop artist. Ms. Byrne talked about Mr. Warhol’s early life in Pittsburgh and…

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    August Wilson

    Laurence Glasco, co-author of August Wilson: Pittsburgh Places in His Life and Plays, talked about the role of Pittsburgh’s Hill District in the life and work of playwright August Wilson. The neighborhood was home to…

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    The Millionaire and the Bard

    Andrea Mays talked about her book The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger’s Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare’s First Folio, in which she discusses Henry Folger’s pursuit of William Shakespeare’s…

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    Crossing the Yard

    Richard Shelton talked about his book Crossing the Yard: Thirty Years as a Prison Volunteer, in which he chronicles his time as a volunteer creative writing teacher at a local prison. C-SPAN’s Local…

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    Mark Twain's America

    Harry Katz talked about his book Mark Twain’s America: A Celebration in Words and Images, a collection of photographs, illustrations, and newspaper clippings that depicts the world that inspired Mark…

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    History and Hamilton the Musical

    Scholars examined the history covered by the musical Hamilton and talked about its significance in modern popular culture as well as its place in the larger context of theater and film productions…

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    Tour of the Folger Shakespeare Library

    Michael Witmore gave a tour of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., home to the world’s largest Shakespeare collection.

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    Paintings of 19th Century Washington, D.C.

    Artist Peter Waddell showed his paintings of historical moments in 19th century Washington, D.C. Depictions included the White House, the U.S. Capitol, and George Washington’s Mount Vernon…

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    Poet Juan Morales

    Poet Juan Morales talked about his experiences growing up as a Hispanic American in Colorado and how it has influenced his poetry, which ties in to the history and culture of the state. C-SPAN’s Local…

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    2015 National Medals of Arts and Humanities Awards Ceremony

    President Barack Obama presented the 2015 National Medal of Arts to artists and arts patrons and the 2015 National Humanities Medal to recipients that deepened understanding of the humanities or…

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    Interview with Representative Gerald Connolly

    Representative Gerald Connolly (D-VA) talked about the role of literature in his life and work.

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    Elizabeth Nunez on Black Writers and Literature

    Elizabeth Nunez, English professor at Hunter College (CUNY), discusses black writers and the state of literature from the 18th annual Harlem Book Fair in New York City.

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    Meyer May House

    Don Dekker gave a tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Meyer May House in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and explained how the house, finished in 1909, exemplifies Wright’s prairie style design. C-SPAN’s…

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    La Grande Vitesse

    Nancy Tweddale spoke about La Grande Vitesse, the first piece of publicly funded artwork in the country. The piece was designed by Alexander Calder and placed in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1967. She…

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    Congressional Art Competition

    Mark Strand gave a tour of the Congressional Art Competition display in the U.S. Capitol’s Cannon Tunnel. The display is one of the largest and most well-known art displays on Capitol Hill.…

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