Wichita Aviation History

Lon Smith gave a tour of the Kansas Aviation Museum as he talked about the early days of U.S. aviation and Wichita’s claim of being… read more

Lon Smith gave a tour of the Kansas Aviation Museum as he talked about the early days of U.S. aviation and Wichita’s claim of being the original “Air Capital of the World.” Video clips were included. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Wichita, Kansas, on May 7-10 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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  • Lon Smith Executive Director Kansas Aviation Museum

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Wichita Aviation History

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306262-1
Category:
Vignette
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Vignette
Location:
Wichita, Kansas, United States
First Aired:
Jun 2, 2012
Last Aired:
Sep 1, 2012

Airing Details

  • Jun 02, 2012 | 7:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 02, 2012 | 11:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 03, 2012 | 12:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 03, 2012 | 5:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 04, 2012 | 6:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 23, 2012 | 1:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 24, 2012 | 6:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 24, 2012 | 2:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 31, 2012 | 12:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 31, 2012 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 01, 2012 | 5:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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