Florida's Cattle Industry

Matt Johnson talked about the impact of cattle in Florida and why Fort Myers became such an important trading post in the state. Steve… read more

Matt Johnson talked about the impact of cattle in Florida and why Fort Myers became such an important trading post in the state. Steve Smith talked about how a modern day cattle ranch operates. The Babcock Ranch is a 90,000 acre cattle ranch located just outside of Fort Myers, Florida.

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.

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  • Matthew Johnson Director Southwest Florida Museum of History
  • Steve Smith Vice President and General Manager Kitson Babcock Management

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Florida's Cattle Industry

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Program ID:
318520-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Punta Gorda, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Apr 19, 2014
Last Aired:
May 28, 2014

Airing Details

  • Apr 19, 2014 | 5:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 20, 2014 | 1:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 20, 2014 | 11:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 20, 2014 | 2:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2014 | 6:47am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 26, 2014 | 8:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 27, 2014 | 8:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 28, 2014 | 12:42am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 28, 2014 | 4:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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