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re lots of ways you could fail, you would be sent to a quarantine station perhaps and you would be -- you could be returned to where you came from. and there's a lot of process involved and there was a lot of angst and points of being carefully checked as you came in for medical health reasons as well as what you were bringing and your ability to earn a wage and your ability to bring something to this new place you are landing. i think today, we forget there is this connection to how we developed in the country and in the state of texas, in particular. we really think of it as being a 20th-century state and area, with large cities inland. but if it were not for the gulf coast, if it were not for this transportation and the viability of bringing in ships and so forth, we would not exist. in galveston, you really have to think about it as being the point of creation in texas for what we see is a modern state
any modern part of the country. >> throw the weekend, american history tv is featuring galveston, texas. our staff easily traveled there to learn about its history. learn more about galveston and other stops on www.c-span.org /citiestour. you are watching american history tv, all weekend, every weekend on c-span3. >> you would see a mutton stick all set. washington was a large man, six feet tall, very robust, a terrific natural athlete. madison is a skinny little guy. >> tonight on q&a, historian david stewart on james madison and the partnership you made that aided in the success of our
fledgling nation. x his gift that i write most about is his ability to form or markable partnerships with the great people of his era. but, it also alludes to his gift to the country, of his talents and what he was able to do to create the first self-sustaining constitutional republic. >> tonight at 8:00, on q&a. with live coverage of the u.s. house on c-span and the senate on c-span2 here on c-span three, we come in at the coverage by showing you the most relevant congressional hearings and public affairs events. on weekends, c-span3 is the home to american history tv, with programs that tell our nation's story, the civil war's 100 year anniversary, -- 150 or anniversary, touring museums and historic sites to discover what
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taxes at the local level, i think -- utilities, regulatory utilities, in the states where we operate, i have not found one government that does not want to raise more money, that is going to give an opportunity to raise more money. >> monday night at 8:00 eastern on the communicators on c-span2. >> this weekend marks the 50th anniversary of bloody sunday. earlier today, american history tv covered an event at the starting point for the voting rights march. next, key speeches from the service, including attorney general eric holder, martin luther king the third, reverend al sharpton, and the congressman whose district includes selma.