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American History TV Promotions: Weekend of September 24-26, 2016

C-SPAN3's American History TV 8am Saturday - 8am Monday September 24-26, 2016  *************************************************** Saturday 8am ET -… View Post

American History TV Tweets

All Weekend. Every Weekend. On C-SPAN3.

Covering American History C-SPAN style: with event coverage, eyewitness accounts, and discussions with authors, historians and teachers. Every weekend from 8am ET Saturday to 8am ET Monday on C-SPAN3.

In January, 2011, C-SPAN expanded its programming offerings with a new history-based service airing weekends on C-SPAN3. American History TV (AHTV) features programming geared toward history lovers with 48 hours every weekend of people and events that document the American story.

C-SPAN began C-SPAN3 operations in January 2001 as a digital service. C-SPAN3 is currently available in 49 million digital cable TV households and is streamed live online at

At the time of the launch of American History TV, C-SPAN co-president Susan Swain said: "We’re hoping American History TV does for history enthusiasts what Book TV has done for non-fiction book lovers."

Upcoming Programs

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    Paintings of 19th Century Washington, D.C.

    Artist Peter Waddell showed his paintings of historical moments in 19th century Washington, D.C. Depictions included the…

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    Moses Myers House

    American History TV tours the Moses Meyers house to see many of its original furnishings and hear what life was like…

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