Buffalo Trace Distillery

Freddie Johnson gave a tour of Buffalo Trace Distillery and talked about bourbon whiskey. The tour included the old warehouse as he… read more

Freddie Johnson gave a tour of Buffalo Trace Distillery and talked about bourbon whiskey. The tour included the old warehouse as he talked about the role of the distillery throughout U.S. history and the role of African Americans in the distillery. Topics included how Prohibition impacted the state and the nation and the current state of Kentucky’s biggest industry.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) on their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” were in Frankfort, Kentucky, on March 28-31 and August 1-3, 2011, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Frankfort Plant Board local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. 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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Buffalo Trace Distillery

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Program ID:
301170-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Tour
Location:
Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
First Aired:
Aug 27, 2011
Last Aired:
Apr 22, 2012

Airing Details

  • Aug 27, 2011 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 28, 2011 | 6:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 29, 2011 | 2:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 17, 2011 | 7:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 22, 2012 | 2:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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