Category Archives: political collections

Tennesseans Respond to the Revolts of 1967

WARNING: Some of the archival documents featured in this post contain racist language and beliefs. Written by Sarah Calise, Archivist This week marks 50 years since the black community in Detroit protested police brutality, segregated housing and schools, and rising … Continue reading

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Gore: Patients, Not Politics

Written by Sarah Calise, Archivist Healthcare legislation seems to always create contentious debate among Members of Congress, the President of the United States, and the American people. During his time in Congress, Albert Gore, Sr. typically supported health care measures … Continue reading

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How the Greenway Got Its Start

Written by Sally Smith, Intern With the May 18th announcement of an extension of the Murfreesboro Greenway System toward Barfield Park, it is an appropriate time to reflect on the 1980 environmental statement that would contribute to the construction of … Continue reading

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Far Above the Moon, Planet Earth is Blue

Written by Sarah Calise, Archivist The United Nations observes International Day of Human Space Flight on April 12th, a date that honors the historic beginnings of mankind’s space exploration. Yuri Gagarin, a Soviet pilot, became the first human to fly among the … Continue reading

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Bringing Congress to Campus

Written by Sarah Calise, Archivist On Monday and Tuesday of this week, the Albert Gore Research Center hosted two distinguished guests from Congress: Ron Sarasin, who represented Connecticut’s District 5 from 1973-1979, and Glenn Nye, who represented Virginia’s District 2 … Continue reading

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Bart Gordon at the Bottom of the World

Written by Sarah Calise, Project Archivist The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) celebrates World Science Day for Peace and Development every year on November 10th. To honor this important day, the AGRC would like to share some … Continue reading

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Politics, Persuasion, and Propaganda

Written by Zach Kautzman, Graduate Assistant    The Albert Gore Research Center recently participated in a collaborative exhibit with the Todd Art Gallery. The idea of the exhibit was to look at the ways that political parties use artistic influences … Continue reading

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