. >> juan thompson talks about living with his father, gonzo journalist hunter s. thompson and his book, "stories i tell myself". >> he was born in 1936, so when he's growing up, he didn't grow up in an era when fathers were, you know, typically heavily involved with raising the kids. so that was part of it. and second, writing was always -- that was the most important thing to honor. family was secondary for sure. >> also this weekend, as part of our c-span cities tour, some history of denver, colorado, on american history tv. cindy souders, national fish and wildlife service ranger on the rocky flats nuclear site's transition into a national wildlife refuge. >> so we do have elk that use this area, they use the drainages for calving. we also have mule deer, so there may be some mule deer fawns out here. coyotes are other common mammals. occasionally there is a bear in this area. >> and then kimberly field, author of the book "the denver mint: 100 years of gangsters, gold and ghosts" talks about how the mint changed the city. >> by the 1880s, denver itself had gotten rich from mining.
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