4,164Dec 22, 2001
Tuskegee Syphilis Study
A C-SPAN school bus crew toured the site of the Tuskegee Human and Civil Rights Multicultural Center and learned about the Tuskegee syphilis study. Portions of President Clinton’s May 16, ...
1,826Jul 23, 1995
Sunday Journal White House
Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and ...
1,666Jun 7, 1998
Tacoma Book Center
Mr. Jezek talked about his used-book store.
1,172Feb 1, 1999
Dred Scott Decision
The C-SPAN School Bus crew visited the old court house in St. Louis where slave Dred Scott sued for his freedom in a case that eventually made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
1,158Nov 11, 1993
Eugene V. Debs Museum
The C-SPAN School Bus visited the home of labor union leader Eugene V. Debs (1855-1926) in Terre Haute, Indiana. Standing in front of the building, curators of the museum talked about his ...
1,066Mar 27, 2000
1900 Galveston Hurricane
Alice Wygant talked about the Galveston County Historical Museum. She focused on the “Tragedy into Triumph” exhibit on the natural disasters that have struck the city, including the ...
1,037Feb 9, 1999
The School Bus crew visited the Simon Wiesenthal Center. Ms. Geft talked about the center. Mr. Clary shared his experiences during the Holocaust.
730Aug 16, 1994
16th St. Baptist Church, Birmingham, AL
Mr. Freiberger welcomed the C-SPAN School Bus to Birmingham. Reverend Hamlin spoke about the 16th Street Baptist Church, which was a very important site in the civil rights movement in ...
584Apr 18, 2000
Submarine H.L. Hunley
In 1864 the Confederate Navy submarine H.L. Hunley sank the USS Husatonic but never returned to its base, the first time a submarine sank another vessel in history. The wreck of the H.L. Hunley ...
425Jan 11, 2002
USS North Carolina
Captain Scheu talked about the history of the USS North Carolina. The first of ten fast battleships built by the United States which saw service in World War II, USS North Carolina set a ...
403Jul 4, 1996
Teapot Dome Scandal
Professor Roberts talked about the Teapot Dome scandal by which the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of the Navy were leasing oil fields in a strategic reserve. `
388Apr 24, 2000
Cowpens National Battlefield
Mr. Saunders discussed the historical significance of the Cowpens National Battlefield. He spoke about the Battle of Cowpens and how it was a turning point in the Revolutionary War.
361Mar 27, 2000
Washington Irving Trail Musuem
Carla Chlouber discussed the significance of Washington Irving’s life and his significance as the first short story author and literary celebrity in America. The Washington Irving Trail ...
357Jan 3, 1995
Fred Imus Auto Body Shop
During a simulcast of the “Imus in the Morning” radio show, the School Bus visited Don Imus’s brother Fred Imus in Santa Fe at his auto body shop. The visit was shown live ...
345May 22, 2002
Robert Frost Farm
309Feb 24, 1996
Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace
Mr. Markis talked about the house where President Theodore Roosevelt was born in 1858 and lived until he was fourteen years old.
296Nov 22, 1998
Book Discussion on A Civil Action
Mr. Harr discussed his book A Civil Action, published by Random House. The book examines the law suit filed by eight families of leukemia victims against W.R. Grace and Beatrice ...
283Jul 9, 2002
A C-SPAN school bus crew toured the Johnstown Flood Museum to learn about the flood and its impact on the region.
278Apr 6, 1999
James Madison Gravesite
The C-SPAN crew visited the gravesite of James Madison. Ms. Mullins talked about the gravesite the events of the day he died. She also talked about Dolley Madison, her death and her ...
277Dec 31, 2000
Camp Nelson Heritage Park
Camp Nelson was a Union supply depot and industrial center during the Civil War. It is also important as Kentucky’s largest recruitment center for African-American troops and as a refugee ...
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