9,034Dec 21, 2010
George Washington Masonic Memorial
Mark Tabbert talked about the George Washington Masonic National Memorial in Alexandria, Virginia, and about freemasonry. He showed some of the relics from President Washington’s career ...
2,755Aug 18, 2010
Pennsylvania 7th House District Profile
Pat Meehan (R) and Bryan Lentz (D) were shown campaigning for the seat in the U.S. House from Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District being vacated by Representative Joe Sestak (D). ...
2,643Jan 9, 2013
Life and Artwork of Georgia O'Keeffe
Carolyn Kastner talked about Georgia O’Keeffe and her impact on American art and culture. She talked about the different phases of Ms. O’Keeffe’s life and art, including ...
2,556Sep 7, 2010
Pennsylvania 11th House District Profile
Political reporter Borys Krawczeniuk talked about Pennsylvania’s 11th Congressional District. Video of the candidates, Congressman Paul Kanjorski (D) and Lou Barletta (R), campaigning was ...
1,797Jun 1, 2011
Interview with Dorothy Kingery, Sister of Jim Williams
Dorothy Kingery talked about her brother, the late Jim Williams, who was featured in John Berendt’s book about Savannah, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. Topics included how her ...
1,419Nov 3, 2011
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Professor Jonathan Bass talked about the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.'s April 1963 “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” He wrote in response to a letter from eight white ministers ...
1,146Dec 17, 2010
Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library
Julia Whitehead gave a tour of the new Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. She talked about the author’s life and work as she pointed out related artifacts, ...
997Mar 5, 2012
Japanese Internment Camp
Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, 10 Japanese-American internment camps were set up in the United States. The two easternmost of these were located in the Arkansas towns of Rohwer and ...
982Dec 20, 2010
1920s Indiana Ku Klux Klan
Professor James Madison showed pictures and artifacts in the collection of the Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis, Indiana, as he talked about the history of the Ku Klux Klan in Indiana in ...
893Jun 6, 2011
Wormsloe Plantation and Noble Jones
Chris Floyd gave a tour of Wormsloe Plantation as he talked about the founding of Savannah, Georgia. Noble Jones (1702-1775), a good friend of city founder James Oglethorpe, built Wormsloe in ...
861Nov 23, 2011
Book Discussion on While the World Watched
Carolyn McKinstry talked about surviving the September 15, 1963, bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. She lost four of her friends in the bombing that became a ...
785Jun 5, 2011
Book Discussion on SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper
Howard Wasdin talked about his memoir of his career as a sniper in the Navy SEALs.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in ...
773May 8, 2013
Native Americans and Common Stereotypes
Michael Hammond, executive director of the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum, toured the museum and talked about the impact of American pop culture on how Native Americans are ...
761Jan 12, 2012
The History of Spindletop
On January 11, 1901, oil began gushing out of a salt dome mound about three miles south of downtown Beaumont. Dubbed the "Lucas Gusher", the oil discovery on Spindletop Hill changed the economy ...
688Jun 27, 2011
The Hunley Submarine
In 1864, the Confederate Civil War submarine H.L. Hunley became the first submersible to sink an enemy warship, but then disappeared. The remains of the Hunley were discovered in 1995 and ...
641Nov 15, 2012
The USS Slater
Tim Rizzuto, executive director of the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, toured the USS Slater, the only World War II destroyer still afloat in the country. He also explained the history of ...
589Feb 9, 2012
The B-52 Bomber
Barksdale Air Force Base has been home to one of the largest B-52 bomber fleets in the U.S. military. Air Force officers talked about the history of the B-52 at Barksdale AFB and the current ...
586Dec 1, 2010
John Marshall House
Sylvia Evans talked about the life and career of John Marshall, the fourth chief justice of the United States, as she gave a tour of his home in Richmond, Virginia.
568Feb 7, 2012
Civil War Medicine
Marty Young talked about the state of medical science during the Civil War era. He displayed typical surgical tools, medicines, and other items used by doctors and surgeons of that time in the ...
542Jun 28, 2011
Secession of South Carolina
Robert Rosen talked about the secession of South Carolina and the beginning of the Civil War in Charleston. He also responded to questions from members of the audience. Robert Rosen is the ...
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