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    News of the Day

    An update was given on news of the day.

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    National World War I Museum and Memorial, Part 1

    Matthew Naylor gave a tour of and talked about the National World War I Museum and Memorial, built to preserve the history of what was at the time called “The Great War” and to honor the…

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    USS North Carolina and World War II

    Ken Rittenmeyer gave a tour of the missile defenses on the battleship USS North Carolina. He also spoke about how the U.S. used North Carolina-class battleships during World War II and why the technology on…

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    Wilmington 10

    Jan Davidson talked about the Wilmington 10, a group of mostly African American students arrested after February 1971 protests in Wilmington, North Carolina, turned deadly. As the Civil Rights movement grew,…

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    Fort Fisher and the Civil War

    John Moseley gave a tour of what remains of Fort Fisher, which was once the largest fort in the Confederacy, and spoke about the two attacks that led to the fall of Fort Fisher shortly before the end of the…

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    Carpenters' Hall

    Roger Moss gave a tour of the building that served as the meeting place of the First Continental Congress in 1774. It was also the former home to Ben Franklin’s Library Company, the…

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    Round Trip

    This 1952 Encyclopaedia Britannica film features a foreign trade skeptic and sets out to answer his concerns by interviewing workers, a scholar, and industrialists in various locations in…

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    Introduction to Foreign Trade

    This 1951 Coronet educational film describes the process of international commerce and trade and argues that it is a necessity of the modern world. It uses the sale of American tractors to…

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    C-SPAN 38th Anniversary

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    A Day in Vietnam

    This 1967 U.S. Navy film is narrated by actor Jack Webb. The film argues that anti-war protesters don’t understand what’s happening in Southeast Asia and sets out to promote the…

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    General Lee's Headquarters at Gettysburg

    Jim Lighthizer and Garry Adelman gave a tour of Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s Gettysburg headquarters and talked about the property’s history and restoration. The Civil War Trust, a…

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    Sights and Sounds of Native Nations Rise March

    Sights and sounds were shown of participants gathering prior to a rally held by Tribal leaders, indigenous rights advocates, and members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to oppose the Trump…

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    Sights and Sounds of Native Nations Rise March

    Sights and sounds were shown of participants gathering prior to a rally held by Tribal leaders, indigenous rights advocates, and members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to oppose the Trump…

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    2017 StudentCam Winners Announcement

    C-SPAN announced the winners of the 2017 StudentCam documentary competition. Sisters Ava and Mia Lazar won the grand prize for The Tempest Tossed, their video on refugees and immigration policy.…

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    Early Business Computing

    Bill Worthington, a former IBM 1401 programmer and volunteer at the Computer History Museum, showed a fully functional 1401 system and explained its popularity. The IBM 1401 Data Processing System was a…

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    Computer History Museum

    Dag Spicer gave a tour of the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, and showed several items on display in its exhibit, “Revolution.” The Computer History Museum is home to the largest…

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    Mining in San Jose, California

    Luke Bailey and Kitty Monahan gave a tour of the New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum and spoke about San Jose, California’s mining history. California is known as the “Golden State” because of the gold rush of…

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    Japanese-Americans in San Jose, California

    Jimi Yamaichi gave a tour of the Japanese-American Museum of San Jose, which has a full scale recreation of a barracks room where displaced Japanese Americans were forced to live during World War II. On…

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    Settlement of San Jose, California

    Ken Middlebrook gave a tour of the Peralta Adobe, the oldest building in the city of San Jose, California, and spoke about San Jose’s early history. San Jose was the first non-religious settlement…

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    Santa Clara University Library Special Collections

    Nadia Nasr showed items from Santa Clara University Library’s Archives and Special Collections. She highlighted rare book and manuscript collections written and used by Franciscans at Mission Santa Clara.…

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