Tour of Shreveport, Louisiana

Neil Johnson talked about Shreveport’s history as he gave a tour of different neighborhoods and business districts. He is the… read more

Neil Johnson talked about Shreveport’s history as he gave a tour of different neighborhoods and business districts. He is the author of Shreveport and Bossier City, a pictorial book on the area. The tour inclueded:

Port of Shreveport

Ledbetter Heights, a traditionally poor area of Shreveport

Highland neighborhood

Historic Strand Theater

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

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Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Mar 3, 2012
Last Aired:
Mar 5, 2012

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  • Mar 03, 2012 | 1:17pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 04, 2012 | 2:51am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 04, 2012 | 9:22am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 2012 | 6:32am EST | C-SPAN 2
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