Governor Lorenzo Lewelling and the Populist Movement
Historians Beccy Tanner and Jordan Poland talked about Kansas Governor Lorenzo Lewelling, the first Populist Party governor in the U.S.… read more
Historians Beccy Tanner and Jordan Poland talked about Kansas Governor Lorenzo Lewelling, the first Populist Party governor in the U.S. (1893-1895). Topics included the “Legislative War” of 1893 that foundered the Populist movement. They were interviewed at the former site of the 1892 Populist State Convention in Wichita, Kansas.
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
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