Admiral George Dewey

Local historians spoke about Montpelier, Vermont native Admiral George Dewey and his role in the Spanish-American war, which launched the… read more

Local historians spoke about Montpelier, Vermont native Admiral George Dewey and his role in the Spanish-American war, which launched the U.S. onto the world stage. Admiral Dewey was the only person in the history of the United States to have attained the rank of Admiral of the Navy, the most senior rank in the United States Navy.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast 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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Program ID:
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Location:
Montpelier, Vermont, United States
First Aired:
Nov 3, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 5, 2013

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  • Nov 03, 2012 | 9:17am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 03, 2012 | 9:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 04, 2012 | 1:49am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 04, 2012 | 5:47pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 06, 2012 | 10:43am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 12, 2012 | 4:48am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2013 | 3:13pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 02, 2013 | 3:13am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 04, 2013 | 11:17pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 05, 2013 | 4:21am EST | C-SPAN 3
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