Book Discussion on Empire Express

Mr. Bain discussed his book Empire Express: Building the First Transcontinental Railroad, published by Viking Press. The book… read more

Mr. Bain discussed his book Empire Express: Building the First Transcontinental Railroad, published by Viking Press. The book describes the political maneuverings as well as the entrepreneurial spirit that created the transcontinental railroad that opened the West to mass settlement by joining two rail lines near Salt Lake City, Utah in 1869. close

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Book Discussion on Empire Express

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Program ID:
155004-1
Category:
Booknotes
Format:
Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 5, 2000
Last Aired:
Oct 3, 2004

Airing Details

  • Mar 05, 2000 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 05, 2000 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 06, 2000 | 5:56am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 24, 2001 | 7:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 25, 2001 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 07, 2002 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 09, 2002 | 1:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 09, 2002 | 5:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 11, 2002 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 11, 2002 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 30, 2003 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 30, 2003 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 03, 2003 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 03, 2003 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 19, 2003 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 19, 2003 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 23, 2003 | 1:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 23, 2003 | 5:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 29, 2004 | 1:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 03, 2004 | 1:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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