Join us Thanksgiving Day weekend as C-SPAN's American History TV continues four days of programs that help document the American story. Today, we look at events ranging from the career of former Senator Tom Daschle, the JFK assassination to the 1917 Zimmermann Telegram.
Our coverage includes:
- Tom Daschle Oral History Interview
- Political Machines: Igo and Cohen on Polling
- Innovations in Campaign Advertising
- Letters to Jackie
- Q&A with Tom Blanton
- Assassination of President Kennedy
- The Civil War: Race & Military Tradition
- The Zimmermann Telegram
- 1768 British Occupation of Colonial Boston
- Educational Film in the United States
First, Former Senate Democratic Leader Tom Daschle sits down with C-SPAN to recount his life. Then, two former Secret Service agents that were present on the day that President Kennedy was assassinated recall the event. Later, we talk the 1917 Zimmermann Telegram, a diplomatic proposal from the German Empire to Mexico to declare war against the United States.
Watch all of these segments and more today on C-SPAN's American History TV.