President James K. Polk Birthplace
Scott Warren gave a tour of the birthplace of James K. Polk, 11th president of the United States, and talked about his life and… read more
Scott Warren gave a tour of the birthplace of James K. Polk, 11th president of the United States, and talked about his life and accomplishments.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) on their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” were in Charlotte, N.C., on August 29-September 2, 2011, to feature the history and literary life of the city that would host the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Working with the Time Warner 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.
People in this video
- Michael "Scott" S. Warren Site Manager North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources->President James K. Polk State Historic Site
Ms. Dilda focused on the family of President Polk and his birthplace in Pineville, North Carolina.
James K. Polk Memorial
The School Bus crew talked with Professor Sasser about the the life of James K. Polk, who served in the U.S. Congress…
General Cornwallis and the Battle of Charlotte
Hugh Dussek talked about Lord Cornwallis and his role in the Revolutionary War, focusing on the 1780 Battle of…
Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence
Tony Zeiss talked about the Mecklenberg Declaration of Independence. Signed on May 20, 1775, it is believed to be…