History of Mobile Port

David Alsobrook talked about Mobile’s history as a port city, and how the city has changed over the years because of the… read more

David Alsobrook talked about Mobile’s history as a port city, and how the city has changed over the years because of the port. He also discussed the impact of World War II on the city. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Mobile, Alabama, from April 21-24 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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History of Mobile Port

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Program ID:
319205-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Mobile, Alabama, United States
First Aired:
May 17, 2014
Last Aired:
May 25, 2014

Airing Details

  • May 17, 2014 | 12:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 18, 2014 | 11:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 18, 2014 | 2:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 24, 2014 | 8:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 25, 2014 | 12:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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