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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- John C. Sykes Education Manager Louisiana State Museum, Baton Rouge
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