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

  • Pilgrims and History Textbooks

    Pilgrims and History Textbooks

    Abram Van Engen of Washington University in St. Louis teaches a class about how the Pilgrims became part of the United…

  • Candidate George W. Bush

    Candidate George W. Bush

    The Texas Tribune Festival brings together former campaign aides from George W. Bush’s runs for Texas governor and…

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