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American History TV Promotions: Weekend of December 3-5, 2016

C-SPAN3's American History TV 8am Saturday - 8am Monday December 3-5, 2016  ************************************************* Saturday 5pm ET "Was… View Post

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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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    Pearl Harbor Attack and Memorials

    Chief Historian Daniel Martinez gives a tour some of the Pearl Harbor attack sites and memorials on the island of Oahu…

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    California Gold Rush

    Emory University professor Patrick Allitt teaches a class about the California Gold Rush of the mid-1800s. He describes…

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