Hohokam Civilization in the Salt River Valley
Jerry Howard talked about the Hohokam civilization and how they lived in the lands of present-day Arizona. He toured the massive ruin… read more
Jerry Howard talked about the Hohokam civilization and how they lived in the lands of present-day Arizona. He toured the massive ruin of adobe walls and platforms and explored the mound built by the ancient civilization that thrived from AD 1100 to AD 1400.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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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