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60 Minutes, Dead Wrong?
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produced by Mary Mapes, fl. 2003, Columbia Broadcasting System; interview by Dan Rather, 1931-, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2000), 14 mins
60 Minutes takes a look at the case of Jerry Lee Hogue, who was executed for murder. He insisted on his innocence up until his death. A last-ditch request for DNA testing was turned down. Dan Rather reports.
produced by Mary Mapes, fl. 2003, Columbia Broadcasting System; interview by Dan Rather, 1931-, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2000), 14 mins
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Alamo, The Alamo, vol. 1
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directed by Darryl Rehr and Joshua Alper; produced by Darryl Rehr and Joshua Alper, in Alamo (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2003), 1 hour 32 mins
Although 'Remember the Alamo' remains among history's most enduring rallying cries, it's also a safe bet that a national poll would reveal that a stunning percentage of those familiar with the phrase hold only a vague notion of its origins. The History Channel Presents: The Alamo aims to remedy this imbalance in f...
directed by Darryl Rehr and Joshua Alper; produced by Darryl Rehr and Joshua Alper, in Alamo (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2003), 1 hour 32 mins
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General, Fair Park
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in General (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 144 page(s),
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In 1936, Texas commemorated the 100th anniversary of its independence from Mexico with a series of statewide celebrations. A central exposition was proposed, with four cities waging a sometimes bitter campaign to secure the rights to stage this auspicious event. At stake for the host city was unparalleled national...
in General (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 144 page(s),
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General, Galveston: Playground of the Southwest
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in General (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 144 page(s),
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Galveston had adopted the moniker "Playground of the Southwest" by the 1920s. This title noted the city's economic revival following the 1900 hurricane. Galvestonians envisioned a tourism industry largely built around its beaches on the Gulf of Mexico, the tranquil water of Galveston Bay, and a year-round mild cli...
in General (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 144 page(s),
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Growth of A Nation, Part IV, Manifest Destiny
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in Growth of A Nation, Part IV (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2017), 22 mins
In the first half of the 19th century, Americans pushed westward across the Appalachians, the Mississippi River, and the Rocky Mountains, en route to the Pacific Ocean. The frontier experience shaped the American character. At the same time, land hunger, gold fever, and the pursuit of "Manifest Destiny" resulted i...
in Growth of A Nation, Part IV (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2017), 22 mins
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Images of America, African Americans of Galveston
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2013), 128 page(s),
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In the 19th century, Galveston shores were a gateway for immigrants to Texas and destinations beyond. Slaves, the forced immigrants, were brought to Galveston as property for sale. The largest slave trade operation in Galveston was implemented by Jean Laffite, a pirate. His slave trade business began around 1818....
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2013), 128 page(s),
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Images of America, Anderson County
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 128 page(s),
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From its roots in the unbroken wilderness of central East Texas, Anderson County has overcome many adversities to become the crossroads of East Texas. In the 1830s, rugged pioneers came to the fertile Trinity River Valley to carve out a place for themselves from the untamed country. These pioneers began a settleme...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 128 page(s),
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Images of America, Around Farmersville
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2011), 128 page(s),
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In 1900, due to its cotton production, Farmersville was the wealthiest Texas town of its size, with a population of 1,856. Originally called Sugar Hill, the town gradually moved to another location a few miles away. Because most residents during those years survived by farming and raising their own food, they name...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2011), 128 page(s),
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2011), 128 page(s),
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Images of America, Around Timpson
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2011), 128 page(s),
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A chant used by dice players during both world wars and later made into a song recorded by Tex Ritter, “Tenaha, Timpson, Bobo, and Blair” made the rural area surrounding Timpson internationally recognized. Situated along the northwest border of Shelby County, the city of Timpson sprang up almost overnight when...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2011), 128 page(s),
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