William Bruce Wheeler talked about the history of Knoxville, Tennessee, whether it’s a southern city, the Civil War’s impact,… read more
William Bruce Wheeler talked about the history of Knoxville, Tennessee, whether it’s a southern city, the Civil War’s impact, and why he claims Knoxville may be more influential in the future. He responded to questions from members of the audience at the East Tennessee History Center. He was the keynote speaker at this community event to kick off the LCV tour of Knoxville.
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
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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