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a little later, dob office. >> on road to the white house rewind -- t: we all all an equal part. you are setting the example to rebuild a government that comes from the owners, and god bless you for that. >> the 1992 campaign of independent ross perot from a campaign rally and in october news conference. sunday evening at 6:00 p.m. -- thee did not just influence journalism of his time, the things just -- joseph pulitzer influenced are seen today. sensationalism is the one word often linked with joseph realtor, -- pulitzer, and we templates, but he
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was using it to write wrongs. let's see a selection of pulitzer prize winning photographs. at 6:30 p.m., we continue with the 100 anniversary of the pulitzer prizes st. petersburg, florida. the keynote speaker, georgia democratic representative john lewis. s:presentative lewi [indiscernible] must not give up cap -- give up. must not give up. you must hold on. >> for the complete american history tv weekend special -- schedule, go to
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partnersst cable worked with c-span staff to travel to tuscaloosa, alabama, after the native american chieftain, and translate black warrior. learn all about tuscaloosa all weekend on american history tv. murphy-collins house we -- ms. melton: we are at the murphy-collins house, which houses the murphy african-american museum. it gets its name from the two owners. house, andbuilt the ms. collins bought the house from the murphy's. the two-story bungalow was built by will murphy and his wife around 1923. as you know, the capital of
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alabama was located here in untiloosa, from 1826 1846, -- 1946. around 1923, the capital burned, and that is where will murphy got the material to build this house. area whereas the most of your professional and american lives. beautiful houses. districtort of, a where professionals who had curtainsd white linked to the window, and you will recall the latest community. aced are all gone l curtains. he was the first licensee
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optician.erican he was also a businessman. he had four different. his wife -- businesses. his wife also had a career. she was the principle of the old 20th street school here in tuscaloosa. so, back then, even though things were segregated, it was a very good living for them. the murphy's the house around 1923, and when he passed in 1943, his wife tried to hold on to the house. the house was wheeled to his -- willed to his nephew, who lived in mobile, and later he sold the house ms. collins. ms. collins on the house up until the city bought it in 1986.
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fell in love with the house, reading the material that was here, bringing in groups to two or the building, getting excited the building, getting excited by the artifacts, the items -- i did not know we had all the information. one of the things we talked about is bloody tuesday, which was one of the main things that happened during the civil rights movement in tuscaloosa. the church -- the first african baptist church -- at the time, the pastor, who was the ringleader of the civil rights movement here in tuscaloosa, and the first african have just isrch -- baptist church across the street from the murphy-collins house, so we can look out the window and see the first african baptist church from here. on monday and tuesday, what had
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happened -- on bloody tuesday, what had happened is they had met, and they were going to march to the courthouse to integrate the facilities there. the police had heard they were going to march, and told them not to, but they told them they were still going to march. when the leader left to lead the group out of the church, they were confronted at the front of the church with the policeman, billy clubs, tear gas, and other weapons to make sure they did not march. driven back into the search, and teargas was thrown into the church to make sure they stay there in the church they did not let them out. the leaders -- they took them on to jail. they saw that the
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ones inside the church were not going to try to march anyway because the leaders were put in jail, they let them go home. some had to go and get medical attention because they were injured during the confrontation with the police. they -- stayed- to clean up the mess made from teargas and other debris, and those beautiful stained windows were broken and had to be replaced. inn they had bloody tuesday 1964, i was a member of the first african baptist church, and i had just started teaching in1961, so i was a way that summer school -- a way that summer in summer school. it was all over the news, the radio, tv, and where i was in
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summer school, a lot of wanted to know what is going on in alabama, what were they doing, and do we have relatives there -- did they get hurt, so on, and so on, about bloody tuesday. i attended many rallies at first african baptist church. i attended the meetings they had when dr. king came to first african baptist church. time -- the 1960's was a period of unrest. people want to bring about changes. as a result, some changes were made. things the of the young people need to know -- the sacrifices made by the people before the in order for these changes to take place.
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staff travelsurs to tuscaloosa, alabama, to learn about the city's rich history. you are watching "american history tv" all weekend, every weekend, on c-span 3. book tv has 48 hours of nonfiction books and authors every weekend. here are some programs to watch this coming weekend. at 10:00 a.m. eastern, book tv is live from the maryland at capital for the 14th annual annapolis book festival. then john mealer and mark stuart talk about "chasing ghosts," in which they examine it the efficacy and cost of local counterterrorism efforts. listounder of emily's "when womenr book
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win." she is interviewed by maxine waters. >> we wanted to raise early money, and we thought if we money, wee early would give them what they need. in today's word, we are the kickstart. emily's list is like yeast. we make the dough rise, and we've been doing that ever since. >> go to for the complete book tv schedule. >> tonight, a look back at president's giving their last speeches at the white house correspondents dinner, one of the key times in washington. i haven -- igan:
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even had time to watch the oscars. i was disappointed in "the great emperor," i thought it would be about don ringtones. president clinton: president bush is distancing himself from his own party, stealing ideas from the other party. i am so glad big morris has finally found work again. mcclatchyso talk with correspondent, the past of the white house correspondents association. be sure to tune in for live coverage of the correspondents 30, at 6turday, it p.m. eastern, on c-span. tv,'s american history veereo -- historian jack rako
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this lecture is about one hour, 15 minutes. >> it is a privilege for me every year to be able to announce the lecturer. it is a privilege that share to introduce jack rakove. jack briefed me how to pronounce his name, i think i screwed it up. even if i can't pronounce it, i've admired his work enormously. his first book, "the beginning of the national politics," was just published. it's a study of the continental congress. i remember being so impressed by it. it is a pathbreaking work, and


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