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    New Jersey State Library Rare Books

    Deborah Mercer showcased some of the rare items held by the New Jersey State Library, including a broadside from William Franklin, New Jersey’s last royal governor. As the official repository of state government,…

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    Roebling Company and Building Trenton

    Varissa McMickens Blair explained how German-born engineer John A. Roebling pioneered the design that made it possible to build some of America’s most iconic bridges, including the Brooklyn Bridge in New…

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    Washington Crossing the Delaware

    Clay Craighead described General George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware that began his surprise assault on Trenton. General George Washington and over 2,000 of his troops crossed the Delaware River on…

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    Town Meeting of the World

    Senator Robert Kennedy (D-NY) and Governor Ronald Reagan (R-CA) respond to questions via satellite from a group of international students in London at the BBC. The topic is “The Image of America…

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    Piscataway Park

    Lisa Hayes talked about the history of Piscataway Park, the Native American Piscataway tribal lands, and the visitors' experience. Piscataway Park in Accokeek, Maryland, sits directly across the…

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    Deputy Attorney General Arrival at the Capitol

    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein walked by the CVC stakeout position before his classified briefing with all members of the House of Representatives on fmr FBI Dir. James Comey’s…

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    Nurses in the Army

    Nurses in the Army is a half-hour look at the work of nurses during peacetime in the mid-1950s. “The Big Picture” was a weekly U.S. Army television series between 1950 and 1975, sometimes…

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    Secretary Tillerson Meeting with Sergey Lavrov

    Arriving at the State Department with Secretary Tillerson, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov pretended to act surprised at the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey. “Was he fired?”…

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    Shasta County Library Indian Collection

    Elizabeth Kelley highlighted rare cultural materials from the California Indian Library Collections and shared the history of California’s Native Americans. The collections feature Indian tribal history from…

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    Shasta County Library Boggs Collections

    Elizabeth Kelley highlighted rare items featured in the Shasta Public Libraries Mae Helene Boggs Collection and talked about how the materials help tell the history of Shasta County. C-SPAN’s Local…

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    Political Editor Earl Charles Behrens

    Jeff Peterson spoke about Redding, California, native and veteran political editor for the San Francisco Chronicle Earl Charles Behrens. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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    Shasta County Agriculture

    Julia Cronin talked about about the history of agriculture in Shasta County. "Rooted in this Land", an exhibit at the Turtle Bay Museum, shows visitors how agriculture has changed since the area’s first…

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    Redding Writers Forum

    Sharon Owen talks about the Redding Writers Forum and its impact on the literary community in California. Ms. Owen shared how the group operates as an inspiration for professional and recreational writers.…

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    Soviet Active Measures

    This U.S. Information Agency film reports on efforts by Soviet agents to use disinformation, forgery, bribery, and the spreading of “fake news” to further their Cold War agenda. The report…

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    Nome Cult Trail

    Professor Jesse Dizard told the story behind the Nome Cult Trail. In 1863, 461 Native Americans from several tribes across Northern California were rounded up and forced to march over 100 miles from Chico to…

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    Political Career of President Gerald Ford

    Don Holloway gave a tour of some of the newly updated exhibits at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum. Mr. Holloway spoke about Gerald Ford’s life after college and how World War II changed…

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    The Power of Decision

    This film was made by the U.S. Air Force for the Strategic Air Command and shows a simulation of a “Quick Strike” response to a surprise Soviet nuclear attack against the United States and Europe. In…

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    National Law Enforcement Museum

    Rebecca Looney and Sarah Haggerty talked about about the National Law Enforcement Museum and the collections which tell the story of law enforcement history. The National Law Enforcement…

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    The Tempest Tossed

    The Tempest Tossed was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Mia and Ava Lazar from Blacksburg, Virginia, produced the video. Mia is a freshman at Blacksburg High…

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    Thomas Jefferson's University of Virginia Papers

    Edward Gaynor showed selected items from the University of Virginia’s collection of Thomas Jefferson papers that show the origins of the university. The coleection includes numerous architectural drawings…

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