Book TV in Carson City, Nevada
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12… read more
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.
The programs shown on BookTV during the Carson City
LCV weekend were:
Samuel Clemens in Carson City 314287-1
Book Discussion on Lost Legacy of Carson Valley 314286-1
Book Discussion on [The Infamous King of the
Carson City Library History Collection 314289-1
Book Discussion on Casino Women 314291-1
Mark Twain Collection 314290-1 close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
Carson City Library History Collection
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