New Mexico's Palace of the Govenors
Frances Levine talked about the history of the Palace of Governors and some of the figures who have lived in the building. She also… read more
Frances Levine talked about the history of the Palace of Governors and some of the figures who have lived in the building. She also toured several of the building’s rooms and exhibits.
The Palace of the Governors was originally constructed in the early 17th century as Spain’s seat of government for what is today the American Southwest. This adobe structure, now the state’s history museum, was designated a Registered National Historic Landmark in 1960 and an American Treasure in 1999.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Santa Fe, New Mexico 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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- Levine, Frances "Fran" Director New Mexico History Museum
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