Book Discussion on Almost Home
T.M. Jacobs talked about his book Almost Home: the 1864 Diary of Sergeant Samuel E. Gorsvenor, a transcription of Grosvenor’s diary… read more
T.M. Jacobs talked about his book Almost Home: the 1864 Diary of Sergeant Samuel E. Gorsvenor, a transcription of Grosvenor’s diary from his time with the 16th Regiment, Company B, as they were encamped at Plymouth, North Carolina, taken by the Confederate Army and then imprisoned at Andersonville. Throughout the diary is a narrative compiled from other sources to shed more light on the events that Grosvenor discussed.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers, Florida, from March 16-21 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.
People in this video
- T. M. Jacobs Author
Book Discussion on The Edison's of Fort Myers
Tom Smoot talked about his book, The Edisons of Fort Myers, in which he discusses Thomas Edison’s love of Fort…
Behind the Scenes of the Southwest Florida Reading Festival
Festival coordinator Margie Byers talked about the Southwest Florida Reading Festival and how the festival is put…
Book Discussion on The Right to Counsel
Lisa Wroble talked about her book, The Right to Counsel: From Gideon v. Wainwright to Gideon’s Trumpet (Famous…
Book TV in Fort Myers, Florida
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Myers,…