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history professor at dartmouth college on native american history from the colonial era to westward expansion. these redcoats who presented themselves as allies and friends of the future are clearly our enemies. they are architect -- they are occupying with troops. offhe same time, by cutting and withholding gifts and refusing to give gifts and limiting trade with us, that is a declaration of hostile intent. announcer: and later on reel america, the 19 66 campaign between edmund brown and ronald reagan meant. >> my experience has turned me inevitably toward the people, the answers to problems. i believe and put my faith in the private sector of the economy. 'a believe in the peoples rights
and ability. >> every single category of business that tells whether or goodalifornia's economy is is proven we have done a good job. announcer: on sunday morning on road to the white house -- >> next tuesday, everyone of you will go to the polls and make a decision. i think when you make that decision, it would be well if you ask yourself, are you better off than you were four years ago? >> our proposals are very sound and carefully consider to theirate jobs, improve industrial complex of this country, tray tools for american workers. and will be anti-flechette every in nature. announcer: a 1980 debate between jimmy carter and ronald reagan. and at 7:00 -- >> a realist would not fight
slavery and a realist would not have said this -- which is that a dissolution of the union of the causes slavery would be a war. it seems like mib the act's page ration of slavery -- the expa triation of slavery. i dare not say it is not to be desired. announcer: at the new york historical society, author of "john quincy adams" and his story of an columnist robert kagan debate the question was john quincy adams a realist. they talked about his foreign policy views and alexi of the 6t h president. for our complete schedule, go to c-span.org. >> all weekend long, american
history tv is joining our cable partners to showcase a history of tucson, arizona. to learn more about the cities are a current tour, visit c-span.org. we continue with our look at the history of tucson. >> hey. >> hey. are you ready to take a ride around tucson? >> i'm. -- i am. >> ok. tucson, arizona, if somebody has never been, what is the court thing about the city that people should know? >> we are no longer a cowboys and indians kind of city. that is for sure. people are thinking about john wayne and western movies, that is something they needed to put out over their mind.
we are close to the border. is reallyder politics important to a lot of people in tucson. estate is very conservative politically -- the state is very conservative politically but takes pride in being all button pusher, a little bit more progressive than phoenix. one of the great things and that is an has had for ages data we have always had a really burgeoning music scene. we have always had a great music scene assist the 1980's. -- a very right here important part of that music scene. listed asconstantly one of the best music venues in the country. congress holds a lot of national -- and a place for local
performances. >> lets head south. talking about being close to the border. mexican heritage is allowed. -- alive. a lot of great food. >> talking about heritage. this is just not about mexican food for us. it goes back to the fact we have been and inhabited an area for going back several thousand years. argument -- and that is what we embrace. >> you recently were given the distinction? >> wrote heritage site for strong economy. food heritage is not just mexican food that has not been here that long. it is about our connection with our tribes. we have 2 tribes.
important parts of her community here. , the -- has theevered and a part of place will be heading to is the mission where the reservation is. there is a co-op farm in the district. they grow heritage crops like beans and different types of wheats and grains and melons that left history of growing here. -- that have a history of growing here. you can see it from the top. it is called the white to duff. -- dove. >> it is beautiful. even this far way, you can see
the landscape. the greenery, the trees. it is stunning. how long has it been here? >> the 1600. >> it out days pretty much everything you see. it is on tribal land. >> it is always been a part of the culture here and the community here, an important part of the community. it is important for the catholic community of tucson and for people who just love art. our tradition and history. this is definitely one of the special places. a great uncle who was part -- he and his brother were part of a group that were trying
to figure out how to maintain of stucco and the integrity the outside of the building when it were doing a remodel. it has been going on for many years. being -- adding the ingredients and put a call out. inside, painted, it was built by the indians of that time. priest andnly the the indians. you look on the walls, supposedly women. sts. tend to look like prie some interesting details that are fun.
>> stunning and amazing the craftsmanship. sort of a testament to the heritage. before all of these people, there was this. have talked about the mexican heritage, the native heritage. what the next? to a place of that is really special to me. it has the longest ongoing, continuous research going back to 1903. we are talking about environmental research, desert ecology. research thatest is done. it is a location close to an urban area that is increasingly important.
ecology in urban environment? are they doing the past 100 years? forhy is it so important the dancer research to go on here? >> we talk about our love for this area and how we want this .lace to be loved and protected the environment israel important to us. we know that if there is climate change and things are changing. reale environment is important to us. ever more important than that research occur. for itsso important connection to the community for people to understand the research is happening and that
means our city ecology, our city environment is just as important as any place else. announcer: we are featuring the history of tucson, arizona with our cox communications cable partners. andn more about tucson other stops on our city tour on c-span.org. you're watching american history tv. all weekend, every weekend on c-span3. >> i think most of us will we think of western churchill we think of the older man sending younger men into war. nobody knew better a few new as well the realities of war. the tear and devastation. he said to his mother after second war that you can not guilty. he absolutely new that the
disaster that war was. announcer: sunday, his story and -- historian candice millard talks about the early military career of winston churchill in her book. he said, give me a regiment, i want to go and fight. he ended up going with a regiment to pretoria on the day it fell to the british. he takes over the prison and he frees the man who have been prisoners. he puts in the prison his former jailers and he watches as the flag is torn down and the union jack is wasted. q&a.ncer: sunday night on >> after interviewing presidential historians, the author created 10 commandments of presidential leadership.
mr. boston discusses the commandments and give examples of presidents who excelled at each one. he is the author of "cross-examining lawyer -- cross-examining history." the denver forum hosted. >> our guest is a big-time texas attorney. a major source in the legal community. he wrote two books on baseball, really wonderful books. he came to us to speak about one of those books and has been here in the past. he then wrote a book about james baker, a significant book. his new book is about leadership, and leadership at the presidential level. if ever there was a time in our political history we need to