President Zachary Taylor in Louisiana

John Sykes talked about President Zachary Taylor. He was interviewed at the Pentagon Barracks along the Mississippi… read more

John Sykes talked about President Zachary Taylor. He was interviewed at the Pentagon Barracks along the Mississippi River. Lieutenant Colonel Zachary Taylor supervised construction of the Pentagon Barracks and served as its commander. Topics included how President Taylor became well known, his accomplishments, how he came to live in Louisiana, and how he is remembered there.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications 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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President Zachary Taylor in Louisiana

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Location:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Dec 31, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 28, 2012

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  • Dec 31, 2011 | 8:54am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2012 | 3:56pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 02, 2012 | 4:54am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 07, 2012 | 7:54pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 07, 2012 | 11:53pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 08, 2012 | 12:54pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 28, 2012 | 10:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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