Why Nevada Became a State

Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about some historical errors that were commonly taught about the history of Nevada.
This was one of… read more

Retired State Archivist Guy Rocha talked about some historical errors that were commonly taught about the history of Nevada.

This was one of the myths about Nevada that Mr. Rocha had collected throughout his career for his monthly column. He was interviewed outside the Orion Clemens House, home of Mark Twain’s older brother, where Samuel Clemons stayed when in Carson City.*

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Charter Communications 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 and non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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Why Nevada Became a State

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Program ID:
314294-3
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Carson City, Nevada, United States
First Aired:
Aug 4, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 5, 2013

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  • Aug 04, 2013 | 9:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 04, 2013 | 5:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 05, 2013 | 3:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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