SPOKANE, Wash. - 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
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