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    Historian Brooks Simpson

    Professor Brooks Simpson talked about the challenges of writing history and biography. Professor Simpson is the author of multiple books on the Civil War and Reconstruction era, including works on General…

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    Accidental Genius

    Richard Gaughan talked about his book, Accidental Genius: The World’s Greatest By-Chance Discoveries, about some of the world’s greatest discoveries and how they happened by accident. C-SPAN’s Local…

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    George Hunt

    David Berman talked about his book, George Hunt: Arizona’s Crusading Seven-Term Governor, about how Governor Hunt (D-AZ) fought for change in Arizona throughout his seven terms. Governor Hunt’s political…

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    C-SPAN Cities Tour in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from September 17-23 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Mayor Mitchell on Tempe, Arizona

    Mayor Mark Mitchell talked about the history and politics of Tempe, Arizona. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tempe, Arizona, from…

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    C-SPAN Cities Tour in Tucson, Arizona, Part 2

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Tucson, Arizona, from September 3-9 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Fort Pitt Museum

    Alan Gutchess gave a tour of the Fort Pitt Museum and talked about the origins of Pittsburgh as a military fort. Mr. Gutchess explained how the English and French both held control of the land at various…

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    Pennsylvania's Innovations

    Andy Masich gave a tour of the “Pittsburgh: 250 Years of Innovation” exhibit at the Heinz History Center. HE spoke about the story behind American innovations that happened in western Pennsylvania, from the…

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    Pittsburgh Driving Tour

    Andy Masich gave a driving tour of the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from…

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    Representative John Murtha Papers

    David Grinnell showed items from Representative John Murtha’s (D-PA) papers, which are held at the Archives Service Center at the University of Pittsburgh. He talked about Representative Murtha’s military…

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    Mayor Peduto on Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Mayor Bill Peduto talked about Pittsburgh’s evolution from a steel town into a hub for technological development. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities…

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    Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

    Howard Kittell gave a tour of Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage, the place that Andrew and Rachel Jackson called home from 1804 through President Jackson’s death in 1845. Mr. Kittell spoke about the property’s…

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    Oak Ridge National Laboratory

    Steve Stow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory historian, talked about the history of the laboratory and its involvement in the Manhattan Project, and the “secret city’s” role in creating the atomic bomb.…

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    Ohio and Erie Canal

    Timothy Donovan and Rebecca Jones Macko talked about the Ohio and Erie Canal, a system made up of two canals built between 1825 and 1832. The canal was built to create a trade route from New York City to the…

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    Colorado National Monument

    Hank Schoch talked about the history of the Colorado National Monument. In the early 1900s, John Otto came to Grand Junction, Colorado, to explore the rugged canyons to the west of town. Prior to his…

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    Teddy Roosevelt in California

    Chris Epting talked about his book Teddy Roosevelt in California, about President Roosevelt’s 1903 tour of the Western states and the impact it had on the history of conservation. C-SPAN’s Local…

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    16th St. Baptist Church

    The Reverend Arthur Price talked about the history of the 16th Street Baptist Church. He focused on activities of the civil rights movement and the Sunday, September 15, 1963, bombing of the church that…

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    St. Louis' Old Courthouse and the Dred Scott Case

    National Park Service Historian Bob Moore visited St. Louis’s Old Courthouse, including the courtroom where Dred and Harriet Scott were eventually granted their freedom, and talked about the Dred Scott…

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    Oklahoma City National Memorial

    Torrey Butzer, one of the designers, gave a tour of the Outdoor Symbolic Memorial at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum. She explained the symbolism of the elements of the memorial and talked…

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    Old Slave Mart

    Nichole Green talked about the old Charleston slave mart, which was one of the largest slave trading and selling hubs in the Confederacy. She spoke in the Old Slave Mart Museum, at the site of the the only…

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