The B-52 Bomber
Barksdale Air Force Base has been home to one of the largest B-52 bomber fleets in the U.S. military. Air Force officers talked about… read more
Barksdale Air Force Base has been home to one of the largest B-52 bomber fleets in the U.S. military. Air Force officers talked about the history of the B-52 at Barksdale AFB and the current B-52 operations there. A pilot gave a tour of a B-52.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Shreveport, Louisiana, on February 6-9 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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