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 C-SPAN.org.

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."

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Upcoming Programs

  • History of U.S. Wars in Five Disabled Veterans

    History of U.S. Wars in Five Disabled Veterans

    History professor John Kinder gave an illustrated talk titled “A History of American War in Five Bodies.” Professor…

  • Willard Hotel

    Willard Hotel

    Located two blocks from the White House, the Willard Hotel has been a witness to history for 200 years. We visited to…

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