Willie Horton

Journalist Barbara Walsh talked about her time as a reporter at the Eagle-Tribune covering the Willie Horton trial and subsequent escape from… read more

Journalist Barbara Walsh talked about her time as a reporter at the Eagle-Tribune covering the Willie Horton trial and subsequent escape from prison. Her Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting was the basis for a 1988 presidential campaign advertisement criticizing Governor Michael Dukakis for the Massachusetts furlough program.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 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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Willie Horton

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Program ID:
308551-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Augusta, Maine, United States
First Aired:
Oct 7, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 5, 2013

Airing Details

  • Oct 07, 2012 | 6:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 13, 2012 | 11:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 21, 2012 | 2:26am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 21, 2012 | 6:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 22, 2012 | 12:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2013 | 2:05pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 02, 2013 | 2:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 04, 2013 | 10:06pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 05, 2013 | 3:10am EST | C-SPAN 3
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