Tour of James Thurber House

Paul Hammock told stories as he gave a tour of the home of American author and cartoonist James Thurber. The home has been restored… read more

Paul Hammock told stories as he gave a tour of the home of American author and cartoonist James Thurber. The home has been restored for the period when the Thurber family lived there from 1913 to 1917, while the author was in college. Mr. Thurber was one of the most popular and influential humorists of his time. He was best known for his cartoons and short stories, published mainly in The New Yorker magazine. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9-12 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

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

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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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Sep 1, 2012
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Sep 2, 2012

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  • Sep 01, 2012 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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