Pedestrianism in 19th Century

Matthew Algeo talked about his book, Pedestrianism: When Watching People Walk Was America’s Favorite Spectator Sport. During the… read more

Matthew Algeo talked about his book, Pedestrianism: When Watching People Walk Was America’s Favorite Spectator Sport. During the 1870s and 1880s competitive walking became a popular sport in many major eastern cities including New York and Philadelphia. Mr. Algeo talked about how the sport came to be, some of its most famous athletes, and its sudden decline. close

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Pedestrianism in 19th Century

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Program ID:
318777-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
May 10, 2014
Last Aired:
Aug 18, 2014

Airing Details

  • May 10, 2014 | 8:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 11, 2014 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 18, 2014 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 25, 2014 | 6:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2014 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 16, 2014 | 12:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 16, 2014 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 16, 2014 | 6:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 18, 2014 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 18, 2014 | 1:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 18, 2014 | 4:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 18, 2014 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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