Edison Botanic Research Lab

Chris Pendleton toured the Edison Botanic Research Laboratory at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates, talked about the relationship between… read more

Chris Pendleton toured the Edison Botanic Research Laboratory at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates, talked about the relationship between Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, and discussed the importance of the laboratory. The laboratory was built in 1928 after Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and Harvey Firestone discovered a domestic source of rubber needed for their industrial enterprises. 

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

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

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Edison Botanic Research Lab

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Program ID:
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Format:
Tour
Location:
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Apr 19, 2014
Last Aired:
Aug 4, 2014

Airing Details

  • Apr 19, 2014 | 2:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 20, 2014 | 3:19am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 20, 2014 | 2:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 20, 2014 | 3:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 26, 2014 | 11:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 27, 2014 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 28, 2014 | 12:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 28, 2014 | 4:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 03, 2014 | 2:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 04, 2014 | 4:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 04, 2014 | 7:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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