Join us this weekend on C-SPAN2's Book TV and C-SPAN3's American History TV (AHTV) as we explore the literary life and history of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
All weekend long on Book TV we present interviews with local authors and hear about special collections and the literary culture of Santa Fe. On AHTV, we take you to different historic sites as we learn about New Mexico’s capital city.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicle staff traveled to Santa Fe to visit schools and meet with local officials while there.
- Collected Works Bookstore to learn about the local literary scene.
- Santa Fe as we tour parts of the city with Barbara Harrelson, author of “Walks in Literary Santa Fe: A Guide to Landmarks, Legends, and Lore”
- “Blood and Thunder: The Epic Story of Kit Carson and the Conquest of the American West” with author Hampton Sides
- The life of Joseph Pulitzer from James McGrath Morris, author of “Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print, and Power”
- Santa Fe’s 400 year old history from Rob Dean, editor of “Exploring the Past, Defining the Future”
- The works of Native American humorist, social commentator, and cartoonist for the New Mexican newspaper Ricardo Cate (CAH-teh) as we talk with him about his book “Without Reservations” and learn about Native American’s viewpoints and challenges in today’s society
- Two priceless paintings that are historic artifacts and help tell the story of New Mexico’s colonial history as we talk with Thomas Chavez, author of “A Moment in Time: The Odyssey of New Mexico’s Segesser Hide Paintings”