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    American History TV in Port Huron, Michigan

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Port Huron, Michigan, from June 18-23 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

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    U.S. Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award

    David McCullough received the U.S. Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award and delivered remarks. Congressional leaders paid tribute to Mr. McCullough’s achievements, including two…

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    Organized Crime in the South in the 1950s

    Professor Tammy Ingram talked about her book, The Wickedest City in America: Sex, Race, and Organized Crime in the Jim Crow South. In her book, she looks at the Senate Special Committee to…

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    World War II Campaign in New Guinea

    James Duffy talked about Allied General Douglas MacArthur’s campaign to retake New Guinea from Japanese forces during World War II. Mr. Duffy is the author of War at the End of the World: Douglas…

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    1976 Republican National Convention Discussion

    Panelists talked about the 1976 Republican National Convention in Kansas City, Missouri, the last contested Republican convention. President Gerald Ford and former California Governor…

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    The Land of the Giants

    This 1935 film is a survey of the work being done by the Civilian Conservation Corps on national and state parks in California’s giant redwood territory.

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    General MacArthur as a Military Commander

    Walter Borneman spoke about Allied General Douglas MacArthur’s evolution as a military commander. Mr. Borneman is the author of MacArthur at War: World War II in the Pacific.

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    Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum Re-Dedication

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney and others delivered brief remarks at the re-dedication ceremony of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum.

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    Arlington House Tour

    National Park Service ranger Matthew Penrod led a tour of Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, a 19th century mansion situated on the hill above President John F. Kennedy’s grave in…

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    Brown v. Board of Education and the Monroe School

    Justin Sochacki gave a tour of Monroe Elementary School, one of the four formerly segregated schools for African Americans in Topeka, Kansas, and talked about the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court…

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    Woodrow Wilson's Boyhood Home

    Erick Montgomery gave a tour of the Woodrow Wilson’s boyhood home in Augusta, Georgia. President Wilson grew up in Augusta as the son of a Presbyterian preacher. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs)…

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    Harry S. Truman's Little White House

    Robert Wolz gave a tour of President Harry S. Truman’s Little White House in Key West, Florida. Mr. Wolz showed the house and shared stories of President Truman’s working home. He spoke about the seven U.S.…

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    Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

    Howard Kittell gave a tour of Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage, the place that Andrew and Rachel Jackson called home from 1804 through President Jackson’s death in 1845. Mr. Kittell spoke about the property’s…

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    St. Louis' Old Courthouse and the Dred Scott Case

    National Park Service Historian Bob Moore visited St. Louis’s Old Courthouse, including the courtroom where Dred and Harriet Scott were eventually granted their freedom, and talked about the Dred Scott…

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    A Nation-Wide System of Parks

    This 1939 Department of Interior film examines the origins of the Civilian Conservation Corps and profiles various accomplishments of the group in helping to build state and national parks…

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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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    National Security Council During the Nixon Administration

    William Inboden talked about the impact of President Richard Nixon and his National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger on the National Security Council. This lecture was part of Oregon State University’s…

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    George H.W. Bush and Foreign Policy

    Jeffrey Engel talked about President George H. W. Bush’s foreign policy legacy. Mr. Engel is the director of Southern Methodist University’s Center for Presidential History. The lecture was part of Oregon…

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    History of U.S. Political Campaign Advertising

    Robert Mann showed many print and television ads as he lectured on the history of political advertising. Topics included the themes continuously used in political campaigns. He also emphasized the…

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    Human Rights and the Roosevelts

    Professor Elizabeth Borgwardt talked about Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and their commitment to human rights, focusing on the importance of the Atlantic Charter as part of President Roosevelt’s “Grand…

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