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    Meyer May House

    Don Dekker gave a tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Meyer May House in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and explained how the house, finished in 1909, exemplifies Wright’s prairie style design. C-SPAN’s…

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    Gerald Ford Burial Plot

    Don Holloway gave a tour of President Gerald R. Ford’s burial plot in Grand Rapids, Michigan. President Ford and his wife Betty are buried on the property at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum. Mr.…

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    "Streets of Old Grand Rapids" Exhibit

    Alex Forist gave a tour of the “Streets of Old Grand Rapids” exhibit at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. Mr. Forist talked about what the city looked like before the turn of the twentieth century and what…

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    La Grande Vitesse

    Nancy Tweddale spoke about La Grande Vitesse, the first piece of publicly funded artwork in the country. The piece was designed by Alexander Calder and placed in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1967. She…

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    Gerald Ford Before He Was President

    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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    "Furniture City" Exhibit

    Alex Forist gave a tour of the “Furniture City” exhibit at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. He explained how the city became known for its furniture production and showed some of the exhibit’s most notable…

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    Early Life of President Gerald Ford

    Don Holloway gave a tour of exhibits at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Mr. Holloway shared stories from Gerald Ford’s childhood, including those about his…

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    Life and Career of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg

    Hank Meijer talked about his forthcoming book on the life and career of former Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg (R-MI). In his book, he will details the Michigan Senator’s switch from isolationism to his role in…

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    Undoing Plessy

    Gordon Andrews talked about his book Undoing Plessy: Charles Hamilton Houston, Race, Labor, and the Law, 1895-1950, in which he chronicles the life of attorney Charles Hamilton Huston and the role he played…

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    Thin Ice

    Gordon Olson. co-editor of Thin Ice: Coming of Age in Grand Rapids, talked about the coming of age stories of notable people who grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan, including President Gerald Ford and singer…

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    Interview with Richard Norton Smith

    Richard North Smith talked about his approach to writing as he works on his biography of President Gerald Ford. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities…

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    Book TV in Grand Rapids, Michigan

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Grand Rapids, Michigan, from June 23-29 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

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    American History TV in Grand Rapids, Michigan

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Grand Rapids, Michigan, from June 23-29 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast…

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    The Politics of Freedom of Expression

    Professor Mark Richards talked about his book, The Politics of Freedom of Expression: The Decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States, about how the U.S. Supreme Court has approached and decided on…

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    American History TV in Denver, Colorado

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Denver, Colorado, from July 5-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

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    Mayor Bliss on Grand Rapids, Michigan

    Mayor Rosalynn Bliss spoke about the history and politics of Grand Rapids, Michigan, as scenes and still images of the city were shown.

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    Book TV in Denver, Colorado

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Denver, Colorado, from July 5-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

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    Silver Crash of 1893

    Elisa Phelps talked about the 1893 silver crash and its impact on Denver, Colorado’s economy. She showed items that belonged to Horace and Elizabeth Tabor, prominent Denver residents that lost their fortune…

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    Chicano Movement in Colorado

    Deborah Espinosa gave a tour of History Colorado Center’s “El Movimiento” exhibit, which tells the story of Colorado’s Chicano movement during the 1960s and 1970s. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

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    Denver Mint

    Kimberly Field talked about the establishment of the U.S. Mint in Denver, Colorado, and how it changed the city. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities…

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