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  • CSPAN 50 Capitals Tour Reaches Alaska
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    C-SPAN Capitals Tour Reaches Alaska

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  • World War II Museum Road to Tokyo Exhibit
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    World War II Museum "Road to Tokyo" Exhibit

    New Orleans is the home to the National World War II Museum. Senior Historian Rob Citino gave a tour of the “Road to Tokyo” exhibit, which examines the Pacific Theatre during World War II including some of…

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  • Mardi Gras World
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    Mardi Gras World

    Mardi Gras World is a New Orleans company that provides hundreds of floats for the many parades of Mardi Gras. Owner Barry Kern, whose grandfather started the business, talked about the history of Mardi Gras…

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  • New Orleans Jazz Museum
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    New Orleans Jazz Museum

    New Orleans is considered the birthplace of jazz music. The New Orleans Jazz Museum houses the largest collection of jazz music related materials in the world. Curator David Kunian talked about the origins of jazz in…

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  • Battle of New Orleans
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    Battle of New Orleans

    The Battle of New Orleans was the last ground battle of the War of 1812. Chalmette Battlefield National Park Service Guide Chad Hoing explained why the battle was such a devastating loss for British troops…

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  • Tour of New Orleans
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    Tour of New Orleans

    Tour the city of New Orleans with Tulane professor, author, and historian Richard Campanella, as he highlights the French Quarter, Treme', and other Big Easy neighborhoods. C-SPAN’s Local Content…

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  • Historic New Orleans Collection
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    Historic New Orleans Collection

    New Orleans celebrates its tricentennial in 2018. To commemorate the anniversary, the Historic New Orleans Collection highlights its exhibit “New Orleans, the Founding Era.” Marketing Associate Lauren Noel toured…

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  • emMemphis Belle  A Story of a Flying Fortressem
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    Memphis Belle - A Story of a Flying Fortress

    Created for the Office of War Information by director William Wyler and a crew of photographers, this film documents several missions of the Memphis Belle B-17 bomber in 1943. In May of…

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  • CBS News Documentary on Robert F Kennedy
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    Robert F. Kennedy, 1925-1968

    This CBS News special report covers the life and assassination of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy (D-New York) who was shot and killed at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles after winning the…

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  • Echoes of the Great War Exhibit Part 1
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    "Echoes of the Great War" Exhibit, Part 1

    Library of Congress historian and curator Ryan Reft gave a tour of an exhibit tracing the history of U.S. participation in World War I using artwork, posters, photographs, films, sheet music,…

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  • Faulkner House Books
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    Faulkner House Books

    William Faulkner first visited New Orleans in 1924 and stayed in a four-story house just off of Jackson Square, now the home of the Faulkner House Bookstore. Owner Joseph DeSalvo talked about the…

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  • Tennessee Williams in New Orleans
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    Tennessee Williams in New Orleans

    Author and playwright Tennessee Williams is best known for his plays, The Glass Menagerie, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and A Streetcar Named Desire, which won a Pulitzer Prize in 1948. Kenneth Holditch,…

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  • Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts
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    Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts

    The Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts features furniture, paintings, textiles and ceramics made and used by people in the southern states. Curator Daniel Ackerman highlighted objects that help tell…

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  • President John F Kennedy In Fort Worth
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    President John F. Kennedy In Fort Worth

    Fort Worth’s General Worth Square is the place where President John F. Kennedy gave an impromptu speech to thousands of spectators the morning he was assassinated. Andy Taft, president of Downtown Fort…

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  • Cowgirls of the American West
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    Cowgirls of the American West

    The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame honors women who helped shape the American West. Associate Executive Director Diana Vela talked about some of the women who led this effort, including Supreme Court…

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  • Cowboy Culture in Fort Worth
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    Cowboy Culture in Fort Worth

    The Cowtown Coliseum, located in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards, is a symbol of the of the city’s western culture. Built in 1907, it has hosted presidents, world class singers, and rodeo events. Joe Hub Baker…

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  • Biltmore
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    Biltmore

    Biltmore is the largest home in America. Leslie Klingner, curator of interpretation, toured the main level of the 175,000 square foot home, including George Washington Vanderbilt’s favorite room. Parker Andes,…

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  • USSoviet Moscow Summit Compilation
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    U.S.-Soviet Moscow Summit Compilation

    President Ronald Reagan met with General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev in Moscow May 29-June 2, 1988. This compilation includes the arrival of President Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan, a…

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  • Jackson Foundation and Museum
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    Jackson Foundation and Museum

    In the 1960s, Martin Luther King, Jr. often visited the Jackson family home in Selma, Alabama. It was in the family’s living room where he watched President Johnson urge Congress to pass the Voting Rights…

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  • Evolution of American Western Footwear
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    Evolution of American Western Footwear

    Justin Boot Company has been making western footwear since 1879 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. Nancie Thomas, archive clerk for Justin Brands, talked about the evolution of the cowboy boot and how the…

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