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    Federal Breakthrough at Petersburg

    Edward Alexander, author of Dawn of Victory: Breakthrough at Petersburg, March 25-April 2, 1865, talked about the engagements between Confederate and Union forces around Petersburg, Virginia, in the spring of…

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    Niels Petersen House

    The Niels Petersen House in Tempe, Arizona, was profiled. Built in 1892 by Mr. Petersen and his wife, the Victorian era home reflects Mr. Petersen’s success in agriculture and other pursuits. C-SPAN’s…

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    Boat Tour of Tempe, Arizona

    Kris Baxter gave a boat tour of Tempe, Arizona, on the city’s man-made Town Lake. Ms. Baxter talked about the history of the city, water issues, the economy, the economic impact of the lake, and the presence…

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    Post-World War II Growth in Arizona

    Marshall Shore talked about what led to the population boom in Phoenix, Arizona, and surrounding towns such as Tempe following World War II. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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    Charles Hayden and the Founding of Tempe, Arizona

    Jared Smith talked about Charles Hayden, the man often credited with the founding of the city of Tempe, Arizona. In 1858, Mr. Hayden came to the Arizona territoriy and began running freight to army posts,…

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    Political Prints Collection

    Heather Lineberry 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 some of the…

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    Senators Barry Goldwater and Carl Hayden Collections

    Rob Spindler showed items from the collections of former Senators Barry Goldwater (R-AZ) and Carl Hayden (D-AZ) that are housed at Arizona State University. Mr. Spindler showed some of the personal and…

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    American History TV in Tempe, Arizona

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tempe, Arizona, from October 1-6 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

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    Four Influential Civil War Military Wives

    Candice Shy Hooper talked about her book Lincoln’s Generals' Wives: Four Women Who Influenced the Civil War for Better and for Worse. The women profiled are Jessie Frémont, Nelly…

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    Culp's Hill at Gettysburg

    John Archer used quotes from soldiers' accounts to describe the battles at Culp’s Hill on July 2 and 3, 1863, where some of the longest sustained fighting during the Battle of Gettysburg…

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    Pearl Harbor Oral Histories, Part 2

    Crewmen of the USS Arizona who survived the December 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, spoke to National Park Service interviewers about their experiences in the attack and their…

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    Know Your Enemy

    This U.S. Army film directed by Frank Capra portrays Japan as a nation determined to rule the world through military conquest. Production began in 1942 but there were several delays and…

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    Pearl Harbor Casualty Burial

    The burial of Navy Fireman 3rd Class John H. Lindsley, who was 22-years-old when he was killed aboard the USS Oklahoma during the December 7, 1941, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Most of the crew’s…

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    In Depth on Pearl Harbor

    Steve Twomey, Eri Hotta, and Craig Nelson talked about the December 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Mr. Twomey is the author of Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack, Ms.…

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    Franklin D. Roosevelt's Wartime Rhetoric

    Professor Mary Stuckey spoke with Paul Sparrow about President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his use of language to bolster his World War II policies and strategies. During the event, footage was shown of…

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    Pearl Harbor Oral Histories, Part 1

    Veterans and survivors of the December 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii spoke to National Park Service interviewers about their experiences in the attack and their impressions of the…

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    Pearl Harbor Attack and Memorials

    Daniel Martinez gave a tour some of the Pearl Harbor attack sites and memorials on the island of Oahu that are part of the National Park Service World War II Valor in the Pacific National…

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    Bombing of Pearl Harbor Newsreel

    A newsreel report on the December 7, 1941, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor including U.S. Navy film of the aftermath.

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    Comedian Lenny Bruce's Life and Legacy

    Christie Hefner talked about comedian Lenny Bruce’s life and legacy. Ms. Hefner focused on Mr. Bruce’s use of social commentary in his stand-up routines, and how he pushed the boundaries of…

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    World War I Aviation

    Professor John Curatola gave a talk titled “1916: The Air War.” Professor Curatola described the technological and tactical race to dominate the skies during World War I, including…

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