C-SPAN visitng Spokane to highlight city history

C-SPAN visitng Spokane to highlight city history

C-SPAN is visiting Spokane, July 2-6, to feature the history and non-fiction literary life of the city.

Local segments recorded next week will air on Book TV (C-SPAN2) and American History TV (C-SPAN3) on September 2-3, which will be C-SPAN’s special Spokane weekend.

The C-SPAN Cities Tour producers will visit a handful of literary and historic sites throughout the Lilac City, interview local historians and non-fiction authors, and conduct education and community outreach.

Highlights of the visit include:

An interview with Honorable Mayor David Condon.

American History TV (C-SPAN3) highlights:

The Campbell House – topics include: mining, Spokane commerce and trade, labor, and more…

History of Bing Crosby & Childhood Home

Gonzaga University Archives & Special Collections

The Historic Davenport Hotel

Honor Point Military & Aerospace Museum

History of Expo `74

…and more

Book TV (C-SPAN2) highlights:

The May Hutton Collection with Nancy Engle at the Northwestern Museum of Arts & Culture

African Americans in Spokane, by author Jerrelene Williamson

Ancient Places: People and Landscape in the Emerging Northwest, by author Jack Nisbet

Bold Spirit: Helga Estby’s Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America, by author Linda Hunt

Spokane: Our Early History Under All is the Land, by author Tony Bamonte

…and more