Westward Migration and the Bakersfield Sound

Reporter Robert Price and talked about the origins of the Bakersfield Sound and the people behind the cultural movement, and musician Jim… read more

Reporter Robert Price and talked about the origins of the Bakersfield Sound and the people behind the cultural movement, and musician Jim Shaw talked about the peak of this country music style, and how it tells the story of the Dust Bowl and post-World War II migration to California. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Bakersfield, California, from June 3-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Bright House Networks local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. close

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

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Westward Migration and the Bakersfield Sound

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313722-1
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Vignette
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Vignette
Location:
Bakersfield, California, United States
First Aired:
Jul 6, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 18, 2013

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  • Jul 06, 2013 | 5:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 07, 2013 | 4:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 07, 2013 | 5:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2013 | 7:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 18, 2013 | 10:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 18, 2013 | 4:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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