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

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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The B-52 Bomber

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Location:
Bossier City, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Mar 3, 2012
Last Aired:
Sep 1, 2012

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  • Mar 03, 2012 | 1:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 04, 2012 | 6:51am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 04, 2012 | 5:10pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 05, 2012 | 2:51am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 10, 2012 | 8:53pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 10, 2012 | 9:17pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 11, 2012 | 1:08am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 11, 2012 | 10:53am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 11, 2012 | 1:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 17, 2012 | 1:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 18, 2012 | 6:23am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 19, 2012 | 2:23am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 31, 2012 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 31, 2012 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 01, 2012 | 2:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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