Literary Writers of Knoxville: Cormac McCarthy

Jack Neely gave a tour of the literary history of Knoxville and talked about some of the great writers that came out of the city, including… read more

Jack Neely gave a tour of the literary history of Knoxville and talked about some of the great writers that came out of the city, including Cormac McCarthy. He was interviewed at the riverfront location that appeared in the novels Suttree and The Road.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Knoxville, Tennessee, on October 3-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast 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

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

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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Oct 29, 2011
Last Aired:
Oct 31, 2011

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  • Oct 29, 2011 | 6:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 30, 2011 | 12:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 30, 2011 | 9:49am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 31, 2011 | 12:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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