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  • Thomas Jeffersons Poplar Forest
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    Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest

    Thomas Jefferson built Poplar Forest as a secluded retreat from public life. Travis McDonald, director of Architectural Restoration, talked about the site’s history and goes behind the scenes of the current…

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  • Old Cahawba Archaeological Park
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    Old Cahawba Archaeological Park

    Cahawba, located just outside of Selma, was Alabama’s first capital after achieving statehood in 1819. It became a thriving antebellum river town, until many of its wealthy residents left after the Civil…

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  • National Voting Rights Museum
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    National Voting Rights Museum

    The National Voting Rights Museum and Institute addresses the struggle of African Americans and women to obtain the right to vote. Historian Sam Walker toured the museum and discussed how Selma was integral…

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  • Brown Chapel AME Church
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    Brown Chapel AME Church

    Reverend Martin Luther King and the Southern Leadership Conference (SCLC) used Brown Chapel AME Church as a gathering space during the months leading up to the Civil Rights March. Pastor Leodis Strong talked…

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  • Voting Rights March in Selma
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    Voting Rights March in Selma

    In March of 1965, civil rights activists and religious leaders marched from Selma to Montgomery to demand African Americans be given the right to vote. National Park Service Guide April Baldwin visited…

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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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  • Camp Ford Civl War Prison
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    Camp Ford Civl War Prison

    Camp Ford was the largest Confederate prison camp west of the Mississippi River during the American Civil War. Randy Gilbert provided a tour of the location and described what conditions were like for the…

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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…

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  • Literature and the Bible
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    Literature and the Bible

    BookTV visited the Museum of the Bible and explored the Bible’s influence on literature and its impact on issues from government and legal systems to education, human rights, and more.

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  • Tour of Black Classic Press
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    Tour of Black Classic Press

    BookTV visits Black Classic Press and talks to its founder and director Paul Coates.

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  • Tour of Norman Oklahoma
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    Tour of Norman, Oklahoma

    Andy Rieger, former editor of the Norman Transcript, gave a tour of Norman, Oklahoma, and highlighted some of the city’s unique locations. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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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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  • 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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  • WinstonSalem North Carolina Driving Tour
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    Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Driving Tour

    Retired radio personality J.R. Snider gave a driving tour of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in…

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  • RJ and Katharine Reynolds at Reynolda
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    R.J. and Katharine Reynolds at Reynolda

    Katharine Reynolds, the wife of tobacco magnate R.J. Reynolds, envisioned and built Reynolda in 1917. Director of Program and Interpretation Phil Archer toured the home’s most used rooms. C-SPAN’s…

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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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