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Previews of AHTV's July 3-5 Programming

Three Days of American History TV on C-SPAN3  /strong July 4th Weekend Friday 8am ET - Monday 8am ET, July 3-6, 2015       FRIDAY JULY 3 5:30pm ET View Post

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American History TV in Primetime

American History TV in Primetime on C-SPAN3   JUNE 29 - JULY 2, 2015, each night beginning at 8pm ET   MONDAY JUNE 29: The Manhattan Project This… View Post

American History TV Tweets

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."

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