Author Lisa Nguyen showcased the ‘We Shot the War’ exhibit at Stanford University and highlighted the contributions and photos of Overseas Weekly, an eccentric newspaper that covered the Vietnam War. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Palo Alto, California, from March 7-13, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the community.
Author Bertrand Patenaude shared the story of a US famine relief mission to Bolshevik Russia in 1921 that saved millions of lives in his book, The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine of 1921.
Hoover Tower is one of the most recognizable features of Stanford University’s Campus. Linda Bernard, Deputy Archivist at the Hoover Institution Library and Archives, gave a tour of the structure, including Herbert Hoover’s office.
The Tubman Command is an impeccably researched historical novel that brings to light the bravery and brilliance of American icon Harriet Tubman. It’s May 1863. Outgeneraled and outgunned, a demoralized Union Army has pulled back with massive losses at the Battle of Chancellorsville. Fort Sumter, hated symbol of the Rebellion, taunts the American Navy with its artillery and underwater mines.