Hernando DeSoto's Florida Landing

Park Ranger Dan Stephens talked about the May 1539 landing of Spaniard Hernando de Soto at Tampa Bay and the history of his… read more

Park Ranger Dan Stephens talked about the May 1539 landing of Spaniard Hernando de Soto at Tampa Bay and the history of his expedition.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida, on May 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Bright House Networks local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites to interview local historians, authors, and civic leaders. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Hernando DeSoto's Florida Landing

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Interview
Location:
Bradenton, Florida, United States
First Aired:
May 28, 2011
Last Aired:
May 30, 2011

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  • May 28, 2011 | 2:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2011 | 7:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2011 | 3:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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