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American History TV Promotions: Weekend of July 23-25, 2016

C-SPAN3's American History TV 8am Saturday - 8am Monday July 23-25, 2016   *************************************************** Saturday 8pm &… View Post

All Weekend. Every Weekend. On C-SPAN3.

Covering American History C-SPAN style: with event coverage, eyewitness accounts, and discussions with authors, historians and teachers. Every weekend from 8am ET Saturday to 8am ET Monday on C-SPAN3.

In January, 2011, C-SPAN expanded its programming offerings with a new history-based service airing weekends on C-SPAN3. American History TV (AHTV) features programming geared toward history lovers with 48 hours every weekend of people and events that document the American story.

C-SPAN began C-SPAN3 operations in January 2001 as a digital service. C-SPAN3 is currently available in 49 million digital cable TV households and is streamed live online at

At the time of the launch of American History TV, C-SPAN co-president Susan Swain said: "We’re hoping American History TV does for history enthusiasts what Book TV has done for non-fiction book lovers."

Upcoming Programs

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    Henry Wirz and Andersonville Prison

    Professor Carole Emberton talked about Andersonville Prison, the Confederate Civil War military prison where 13,000…

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    America's Historic Sites

    Brent Glass talked about his book, 50 Great American Places: Essential Historic Sites Across the U.S. and explained the…

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