American History TV in Beaumont, Texas

Hosted by their Time-Warner Cable partners, the Local Content Vehicle staff visited numerous locations to explore the history and literary… read more

Hosted by their Time-Warner Cable partners, the Local Content Vehicle staff visited numerous locations to explore the history and literary culture of Beaumont, Texas, where the oil industry in Texas got its start.

These are the segments that aired on American History TV:

The Spindletop and Lucas Gusher

Gladys City Boomtown

The Beaumont Race Riots of 1943

Corruption and the James Commission

The Texas Energy Museum

Texas Congressman Jack Brooks

The McFaddin-Ward House

Desegregation Suits in Beaumont

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Beaumont, Texas, on January 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time-Warner Cable 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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American History TV in Beaumont, Texas

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Program ID:
304043-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Video Magazine
Location:
Beaumont, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Feb 5, 2012

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  • Feb 05, 2012 | 5:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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