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  • Tour of Asheville North Carolina
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    Tour of Asheville, North Carolina

    Kevan Frazier, owner of Asheville by Foot Walking Tours, gave a tour of the city and highlighted some of its unique locations. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018…

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  • NBC Report on the Womens Movement
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    NBC Report on the Women's Movement

    This series that aired on NBC beginning in September 1969 looks at the women’s movement. Hosted by several female correspondents, it examines women’s protests, court cases regarding fair…

  • Grove Park Inn and the Cold War
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    Grove Park Inn and the Cold War

    The federal government selected Asheville’s Grove Park Inn to house the nine Supreme Court Justices and the Judiciary Branch during the Cold War. Tracey Johnston-Crum, Grove Park Inn’s director of public…

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  • emWomen Law and Politicsem
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    Women, Law and Politics

    This 1971 discussion with five women is on the topic of “Women, Law and Politics.” The panel included Rep. Martha Griffiths (D-MI), a political science professor, a recent law school graduate,…

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  • F Scott Fitzgerald and the Grove Park Inn
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    F. Scott Fitzgerald and the Grove Park Inn

    F. Scott Fitzgerald, author of The Great Gatsby, visited the Grove Park Inn during the summers of 1935 and 1936. He came to Asheville to overcome an addiction to gin and find inspiration for his stagnant writing…

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  • emOld Enough to Fight Old Enough to Voteem
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    Old Enough to Fight, Old Enough to Vote

    Old Enough to Fight, Old Enough to Vote was the grand-prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Adam Koch and Tyler Cooney, seniors at Dallas Center-Grimes High School in Grimes,…

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  • emNo Trespassing Seeking Justice for Native Womenem
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    No Trespassing: Seeking Justice for Native Women

    No Trespassing: Seeking Justice for Native Women was one of the first-prize high school east winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Hemakshi Gordy and Jansikwe Medina-Tayac, sophomore…

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  • Billy Graham and the Cove
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    Billy Graham and the Cove

    Pastor Billy Graham built a religious retreat in Asheville, North Carolina, called the Cove. His first child, Virginia “Gigi” Graham, talked about her father’s tie to North Carolina and his life and legacy…

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  • Carl Sandburg Home
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    Carl Sandburg Home

    In 1965, author and poet Carl Sandburg moved to a farm in Flat Rock, North Carolina, to get away from his busy life in Chicago. Sarah Perschall, with the National Park Service, talked about Sandburg’s life…

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  • Civil Rights History and Urban Renewal
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    Civil Rights History and Urban Renewal

    African Americans arrived as slaves in Asheville, North Carolina, near the end of the 18th century, and since then they’ve played a role in the development of the city. In 2016, artist and activist DeWayne Barton…

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  • Thomas Wolfe Memorial
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    Thomas Wolfe Memorial

    Born in Asheville, author Thomas Wolfe immortalized his childhood in his first novel, Look Homeward Angel. Site Manager Tom Muir gave a tour of the home and recounted some of the memories that shaped Thomas…

    54 views
  • Mountain Music Archives
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    Mountain Music Archives

    The music of Appalachia is a mix of African and European cultures. Warren Wilson College collected a decade of interviews and live performances during the 1960s and '70s to preserve the sounds of Appalachian…

    160 views
  • 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,…

    133 views
  • emFace the Nationem with George Wallace
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    Face the Nation with George Wallace

    American Independent Party candidate George Wallace is interviewed about the 1968 presidential campaign. The former Democratic Governor of Alabama discusses his chances of winning, what he…

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  • emFace the Nationem with Governor Ronald Reagan
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    Face the Nation with Governor Ronald Reagan

    California Governor Ronald Reagan discusses issues in the 1968 presidential campaign less than two months before the Republican National Convention. Gov. Reagan, who was not officially…

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  • emWI Votes Countem
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    WI Votes Count

    WI Votes Count was one of the first-prize high school central winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Will Foote and James Dyer, seniors at Whitefish Bay High School in Whitefish Bay,…

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  • John Tinker on the Legacy of Tinker v Des Moines
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    John Tinker on the Legacy of Tinker v. Des Moines

    John Tinker of the landmark Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines talked about the case’s legacy and what it meant for his life.

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  • John Tinker on Community Reaction
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    John Tinker on Community Reaction

    John Tinker of the landmark Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines discussed the harrasment his family received after he and his siblings wore black arm bands to school protesting the…

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  • John Tinker on Protesting the Vietnam War in School
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    John Tinker on Protesting the Vietnam War in School

    John Tinker, one of the complainants in the landmark Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines, went back to Des Moines, Iowa to tell his story about protesting the Vietnam War by wearing a…

    79 views
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    Prison Reform

    Prison Reform was one of the first-prize high school west winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. May Zhen and Payton Liquin, seniors at Capital High School in Boise, Idaho, produced…

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