Thomas Jefferson and Louisville

Louisville Metro Councilman Tom Owens talked about the history of Louisville and Thomas Jefferson’s ties to Kentucky. Jefferson… read more

Louisville Metro Councilman Tom Owens talked about the history of Louisville and Thomas Jefferson’s ties to Kentucky. Jefferson never visited Louisville, but was the governor when Louisville was part of Virginia. He was interviewed at the statue of Thomas Jefferson in front of the Jefferon County Courthouse (now known as Louisville Metro Hall) in downtown Louisville. The statue by Moses Jacob Ezekiel, given to the city in 1901.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Louisville, Kentucky, on June 8-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local 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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Thomas Jefferson and Louisville

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Program ID:
307313-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
First Aired:
Aug 4, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 19, 2013

Airing Details

  • Aug 04, 2012 | 9:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 05, 2012 | 5:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 11, 2012 | 12:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 19, 2012 | 5:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 31, 2012 | 3:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 31, 2012 | 11:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 01, 2012 | 7:36am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 19, 2013 | 7:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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