Beaverdale Books

Alice Meyers talked about Beaverdale Books, an independent bookstore in Des Moines, Iowa, that features a special "local authors… read more

Alice Meyers talked about Beaverdale Books, an independent bookstore in Des Moines, Iowa, that features a special "local authors "section. She also talked about the importance of showcasing local authors, the challenges of owning a local bookstore and the current state of the book industry.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Des Moines, Iowa, from June 22-26 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Mediacom cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments aired on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments aired on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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

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Beaverdale Books

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Program ID:
320234-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
First Aired:
Jul 19, 2014
Last Aired:
Jul 21, 2014

Airing Details

  • Jul 19, 2014 | 12:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 20, 2014 | 7:53am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 20, 2014 | 11:11am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 21, 2014 | 4:25am EDT | C-SPAN 2