American History TV in Prime Time - Week of January 22-26, 2018

by NinaShelton

American History TV
Prime Time Schedule
Week of January 22-26, 2018
Starts at 8pm Each Night on C-SPAN 3

Monday, January 22, 2018
Focus: American Historical Association
Coverage from the American Historical Association's annual conference from earlier this month in Washington, DC, including a panel with representatives from public policy centers who debate the relevance of these institutions and their methods for educating the public about history in the internet age.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Focus: American Historical Association
More coverage from the American Historical Association's annual conference, including a discussion about plantations once owned by American presidents and how slavery is presented at those sites.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Focus: American Historical Association
This night includes a panel of historians looking at how American veterans have been remembered, honored and memorialized since World War II.

Thursday, January 25, 2018
NOTE: Schedule starts at 7pm on this night
Focus: Vietnam War
The Vietnam War's Tet Offensive started 50 years ago on January 30, 1968, with Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces attacking more than 100 cities, towns and outposts across a broad swath of South Vietnam. American History TV will be LIVE at 7pm ET from the Newseum in Washington, DC, for a discussion on the Tet Offensive and the Battle of Hue, where some of the most intense fighting of the campaign took place over the course of several weeks. Speakers includes Mark Bowden, author of "Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam." Also, former Stars & Stripes photographer John Olson, whose photos taken during the Battle of Hue make up a new exhibit at the Newseum. Plus, you'll hear from three Vietnam Veterans and former U.S. Marines who fought in Hue during the Tet Offensive.

Friday, January 26, 2018
Focus: Abraham Lincoln
Historians discuss Abraham Lincoln's friends and enemies in two panel discussions, from the Lincoln Forum annual symposium in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Speakers include Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer, author Walter Stahr, and Howard University professor Edna Greene Medford.

American History TV. Prime time all week - only on C-SPAN3.