American History TV Schedule

Week of May 19 through May 26

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, May 20
8:00 AM EDT on 3Approx. 27 min. Nurses in the ArmyNurses in the Army is a half-hour look at the work of nurses during peacetime in the ... Nurses in the Army is a half-hour look at the work of nurses during peacetime in the mid-1950s. “The Big Picture” was a weekly U.S. Army television series between 1950 and 1975, sometimes seen by general American audiences and at other times limited to reports for service members. This program was recently restored by the National Archives and posted to their YouTube channel. 8:30 AM EDT on 3Approx. 13 min. Battle of TrentonRalph SiegelHistorian Ralph Siegel talked about the Battle of Trenton and toured the battlefield in downtown ... Historian Ralph Siegel talked about the Battle of Trenton and toured the battlefield in downtown Trenton, New Jersey. The Battle of Trenton marked a turning point for American troops early in the Revolutionary War. American troops under the command of General George Washington attacked Hessian soldiers camped in Trenton on Christmas Day 1776.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
8:44 AM EDT on 3Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Privacy in Modern AmericaSamantha Barbas; Hendrik Hartog; Sarah Igo; Andrew SchocketHistorians talked about the history of people’s rights to privacy and explore the tensions ... Historians talked about the history of people’s rights to privacy and explore the tensions between privacy, freedom of the press, convenience, and national security. They also discussed how recent internet surveillance cases impact people’s privacy today. The Organization of American Historians hosted this event at their annual meeting.
10:14 AM EDT on 3Approx. 9 min. William Trent HouseSamantha Luft; Adrienne Hoar McGibbonSamantha Luft explained the William Trent House’s nearly 300 year history. The William Trent ... Samantha Luft explained the William Trent House’s nearly 300 year history. The William Trent House is the oldest house in Trenton. William Trent, a wealthy merchant from Philadelphia, built the house in 1719.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
10:24 AM EDT on 3Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Communism and the 1926 Passaic Textile StrikeMaria Mejia; Jacob ZumoffJacob Zumoff talked about the Passaic, New Jersey, Textile Strike in 1926, which was the first ... Jacob Zumoff talked about the Passaic, New Jersey, Textile Strike in 1926, which was the first Communist-led strike in the United States. Mr. Zumoff spoke about how the strike affected people’s perceptions of Communism and the explored the legacies of the strike today. 11:35 AM EDT on 3Approx. 9 min. Washington Crossing the DelawareClay Craighead; Adrienne Hoar McGibbonClay Craighead described General George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware that began his ... Clay Craighead described General George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware that began his surprise assault on Trenton. General George Washington and over 2,000 of his troops crossed the Delaware River on a snowy Christmas night in 1776.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
11:45 AM EDT on 3Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. John F. Kennedy CentennialDouglas "Doug" G. Brinkley; David Ferriero; Stephen Kennedy Smith; Susan SwainTo mark the centennial of President John F. Kennedy’s birth, the National Archives hosted a ... To mark the centennial of President John F. Kennedy’s birth, the National Archives hosted a conversation with his nephew, Stephen Kennedy Smith, and presidential historian Douglas Brinkley, who are the co-editors of the book JFK: A Vision for America. They reflected on the 35th president’s life and legacy, his administration’s “New Frontier” policies, and his conception of the American identity. President John F. Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917. 12:50 PM EDT on 3Approx. 53 min. Jewish Refugees on the St. LouisDebo P. Adegbile; Diane Afoumado; Rebecca Erbelding; Gail Heriot; David Kladney; Catherine E. Lhamon; Karen K. Narasaki; Patricia Timmons-GoodsonHistorians from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum talked about the journey of the St. Louis and ... Historians from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum talked about the journey of the St. Louis and the fate of its passengers. In 1939, some 900 Jewish refugees sailed from Hamburg, Germany, for Cuba on the ship St. Louis in an attempt to escape Nazi persecution. Cuba refused most of them and the United States turned the ship away, forcing the refugees to return to Europe. 1:46 PM EDT on 3Approx. 11 min. Trenton, New Jersey, Driving TourJohn Hatch; Ashley HillJohn Hatch gave a tour of the city of Trenton, New Jersey, and highlighted some of its most ... John Hatch gave a tour of the city of Trenton, New Jersey, and highlighted some of its most historic locations.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
2:00 PM EDT on 3Approx. 29 min. Slavery and Freedom ExhibitMary ElliottMuseum specialist and co-curator Mary Elliott gave a tour of the “Slavery & Freedom: ... Museum specialist and co-curator Mary Elliott gave a tour of the “Slavery & Freedom: 1400-1877” exhibit at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. 2:30 PM EDT on 3Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Millennials and SocialismDavid Hogsette; Kyle Jorstad; Andrew Mitchell; Eric PotterHistory and English professors from Grove City College in Pennsylvania talked about millenials and ... History and English professors from Grove City College in Pennsylvania talked about millenials and socialism. The first speaker explored the early stages and the passing of the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906, the second argued for the use of literary materials such as dystopian novels to explore socialism, and the third talked about how millennials use “spoken word” poetry for self-expression. This event was part of a conference titled, “The God that Failed: Communism and Socialism Then and Now.” 3:48 PM EDT on 3Approx. 10 min. Old Barracks MuseumLauren RonaghanLauren Ronaghan gave a tour of the Old Barracks and explained the lives of the British, Hessian, ... Lauren Ronaghan gave a tour of the Old Barracks and explained the lives of the British, Hessian, and American soldiers who once lived there. The Old Barracks are the oldest remaining military barracks in New Jersey. The Revolutionary War site was built in 1758 and played a role in the French and Indian War and the Battle of Trenton in 1776.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
4:00 PM EDT on 3Approx. 57 min. NagasakiClaudia Ibieta; Susan SouthardSusan Southard talked about her book, Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War, about the city and ... Susan Southard talked about her book, Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War, about the city and people of Nagasaki, Japan, from the morning it was bombed to today. August 9, 2015 marked the 70th anniversary of the U.S. bombing of Nagasaki. 5:00 PM EDT on 3Approx. 59 min. Career of General George MarshallJosiah Bunting III; Dale Gregory; Louise MirrerJosiah Bunting talked about the career of General George C. Marshall, the U.S. Army chief of staff ... Josiah Bunting talked about the career of General George C. Marshall, the U.S. Army chief of staff who oversaw Allied strategy during World War II. He also served as Secretary of State and Defense under President Truman and was responsible for the Marshall Plan, which helped to rebuild Europe after the war and earned Marshall a Nobel Peace Prize. Mr. Bunting spoke about General Marshall’s military career and his relationship with Presidents Roosevelt, Truman, and Eisenhower. 6:00 PM EDT on 3Approx. 56 min. Leadership of Confederate Colonel John S. MosbyEric W. Buckland; David ColesEric Buckland talked about the leadership qualities and military exploits of Confederate Colonel ... Eric Buckland talked about the leadership qualities and military exploits of Confederate Colonel John S. Mosby. After serving under Confederate cavalry commander J.E.B. Stuart early in the war, Mosby formed and took command of his own ranger battalion in 1863, and the unit gained notoriety for its raids behind Union lines. This talk was part of a day-long seminar on Civil War leadership.
6:59 PM EDT on 3Approx. 43 min. 1864 Shenandoah Valley CampaignsEdward L. Ayers; Gary W. GallagherEdward Ayers talked about the 1864 Shenandoah Valley campaigns during the Civil War. He spoke ... Edward Ayers talked about the 1864 Shenandoah Valley campaigns during the Civil War. He spoke about the strategic importance of the valley to both the Union and the Confederacy and discussed the battles and raids that took place in the valley during that year. He also described the interactions in the valley between Union troops, Confederate women, and freed slaves. 7:43 PM EDT on 3Approx. 15 min. New Jersey State CapitolDavid N. April; Tiffany RocqueDavid April gave a tour of the New Jersey State Capitol, highlighting the Rotunda, ... David April gave a tour of the New Jersey State Capitol, highlighting the Rotunda, Governor’s office, and legislative chambers. The New Jersey State Capitol dates back to 1792. It houses one of the oldest legislatures in the country and has undergone more than a dozen renovations and expansions since it was built.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
7:59 PM EDT on 3Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Civil War and Emancipation PolicyBrian M. TaylorProfessor Brian Taylor talked about the military strategy and political policy goals of ... Professor Brian Taylor talked about the military strategy and political policy goals of emancipation during the Civil War. He spoke about how ending slavery became a major goal for the Union as the war progressed and discussed the piecemeal ways slavery was ended in border states and in Confederate territory. He argued that emancipation was a process achieved gradually, rather than happening solely by the Emancipation Proclamation or the 13th Amendment.
9:10 PM EDT on 3Approx. 9 min. Washington Crossing the DelawareClay Craighead; Adrienne Hoar McGibbonClay Craighead described General George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware that began his ... Clay Craighead described General George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware that began his surprise assault on Trenton. General George Washington and over 2,000 of his troops crossed the Delaware River on a snowy Christmas night in 1776.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
9:20 PM EDT on 3Approx. 10 min. Piscataway ParkLisa HayesLisa Hayes talked about the history of Piscataway Park, the Native American Piscataway tribal ... Lisa Hayes talked about the history of Piscataway Park, the Native American Piscataway tribal lands, and the visitors' experience. Piscataway Park in Accokeek, Maryland, sits directly across the Potomac River from George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate. Piscataway Park was saved from development by several groups interested in maintaining the view from Mount Vernon that George and Martha Washington would have enjoyed. 9:31 PM EDT on 3Approx. 17 min. Roebling Company and Building TrentonVarissa McMickens Blair; Adrienne Hoar McGibbonVarissa McMickens Blair explained how German-born engineer John A. Roebling pioneered the design ... Varissa McMickens Blair explained how German-born engineer John A. Roebling pioneered the design that made it possible to build some of America’s most iconic bridges, including the Brooklyn Bridge in New York and the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. At one time, the Roebling Company was the largest employer in Trenton, New Jersey.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
9:49 PM EDT on 3Approx. 11 min. History of Newspaper BoysVincent DiGirolamoHistorian Vincent DiGirolamo talked about about what life was like for newspaper boys both in the ... Historian Vincent DiGirolamo talked about about what life was like for newspaper boys both in the cities and on the railroads in the 19th and 20th centuries. This interview took place at the Organization of American Historians' annual meeting. 10:00 PM EDT on 3Approx. 7 min. Interview with Paul Kengor, Part 1Paul G. Kengor; Steve ScullyProfessor Paul Kengor, author of the National Review article “The Great Forgotten ... Professor Paul Kengor, author of the National Review article “The Great Forgotten Debate,” previews the May 15, 1967 CBS program “Town Meeting of the World.” The CBS program included Governor Ronald Reagan (R-CA) and Senator Robert Kennedy (D-NY) discussing via satellite the “Image of America and the Youth of the World” with a group of international students in London. 10:07 PM EDT on 3Approx. 52 min. Town Meeting of the WorldRobert F. Kennedy; Ronald ReaganSenator Robert Kennedy (D-NY) and Governor Ronald Reagan (R-CA) respond to questions via satellite ... Senator Robert Kennedy (D-NY) and Governor Ronald Reagan (R-CA) respond to questions via satellite from a group of international students in London at the BBC. The topic is “The Image of America and the Youth of the World” but many of the questions concerned U.S. policy in Vietnam. This aired on CBS on May 15, 1967.
11:00 PM EDT on 3Approx. 5 min. Interview with Paul Kengor, Part 2Paul G. Kengor; Steve ScullyProfessor Paul Kengor, author of the National Review article “The Great Forgotten ... Professor Paul Kengor, author of the National Review article “The Great Forgotten Debate,” followed the May 15, 1967, CBS program Town Meeting of the World with concluding remarks. The CBS program included Governor Ronald Reagan (R-CA) and Senator Robert Kennedy (D-NY) discussing via satellite the “Image of America and the Youth of the World” with a group of international students in London. 11:10 PM EDT on 3Approx. 50 min. President James Madison's Life and CareerLynne Cheney; Gay Hart GainesLynne Cheney talked about President James Madison’s personality, health problems, and ... Lynne Cheney talked about President James Madison’s personality, health problems, and political career. She also spoke about the influential women in President Madison’s life. The presentation focused on Ms. Cheney’s book, James Madison: A Life Reconsidered.
Sunday, May 21
12:00 AM EDT on 3Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Civil War and Emancipation PolicyBrian M. TaylorProfessor Brian Taylor talked about the military strategy and political policy goals of ... Professor Brian Taylor talked about the military strategy and political policy goals of emancipation during the Civil War. He spoke about how ending slavery became a major goal for the Union as the war progressed and discussed the piecemeal ways slavery was ended in border states and in Confederate territory. He argued that emancipation was a process achieved gradually, rather than happening solely by the Emancipation Proclamation or the 13th Amendment. 1:10 AM EDT on 3Approx. 10 min. History of Newspaper BoysVincent DiGirolamoHistorian Vincent DiGirolamo talked about about what life was like for newspaper boys both in the ... Historian Vincent DiGirolamo talked about about what life was like for newspaper boys both in the cities and on the railroads in the 19th and 20th centuries. This interview took place at the Organization of American Historians' annual meeting. 1:22 AM EDT on 3Approx. 17 min. Roebling Company and Building TrentonVarissa McMickens Blair; Adrienne Hoar McGibbonVarissa McMickens Blair explained how German-born engineer John A. Roebling pioneered the design ... Varissa McMickens Blair explained how German-born engineer John A. Roebling pioneered the design that made it possible to build some of America’s most iconic bridges, including the Brooklyn Bridge in New York and the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. At one time, the Roebling Company was the largest employer in Trenton, New Jersey.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
1:40 AM EDT on 3Approx. 10 min. Piscataway ParkLisa HayesLisa Hayes talked about the history of Piscataway Park, the Native American Piscataway tribal ... Lisa Hayes talked about the history of Piscataway Park, the Native American Piscataway tribal lands, and the visitors' experience. Piscataway Park in Accokeek, Maryland, sits directly across the Potomac River from George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate. Piscataway Park was saved from development by several groups interested in maintaining the view from Mount Vernon that George and Martha Washington would have enjoyed. 1:51 AM EDT on 3Approx. 9 min. Washington Crossing the DelawareClay Craighead; Adrienne Hoar McGibbonClay Craighead described General George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware that began his ... Clay Craighead described General George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware that began his surprise assault on Trenton. General George Washington and over 2,000 of his troops crossed the Delaware River on a snowy Christmas night in 1776.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
2:01 AM EDT on 3Approx. 57 min. NagasakiClaudia Ibieta; Susan SouthardSusan Southard talked about her book, Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War, about the city and ... Susan Southard talked about her book, Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War, about the city and people of Nagasaki, Japan, from the morning it was bombed to today. August 9, 2015 marked the 70th anniversary of the U.S. bombing of Nagasaki.
3:00 AM EDT on 3Approx. 59 min. Career of General George MarshallJosiah Bunting III; Dale Gregory; Louise MirrerJosiah Bunting talked about the career of General George C. Marshall, the U.S. Army chief of staff ... Josiah Bunting talked about the career of General George C. Marshall, the U.S. Army chief of staff who oversaw Allied strategy during World War II. He also served as Secretary of State and Defense under President Truman and was responsible for the Marshall Plan, which helped to rebuild Europe after the war and earned Marshall a Nobel Peace Prize. Mr. Bunting spoke about General Marshall’s military career and his relationship with Presidents Roosevelt, Truman, and Eisenhower. 4:00 AM EDT on 3Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. John F. Kennedy CentennialDouglas "Doug" G. Brinkley; David Ferriero; Stephen Kennedy Smith; Susan SwainTo mark the centennial of President John F. Kennedy’s birth, the National Archives hosted a ... To mark the centennial of President John F. Kennedy’s birth, the National Archives hosted a conversation with his nephew, Stephen Kennedy Smith, and presidential historian Douglas Brinkley, who are the co-editors of the book JFK: A Vision for America. They reflected on the 35th president’s life and legacy, his administration’s “New Frontier” policies, and his conception of the American identity. President John F. Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917. 5:05 AM EDT on 3Approx. 13 min. Battle of TrentonRalph SiegelHistorian Ralph Siegel talked about the Battle of Trenton and toured the battlefield in downtown ... Historian Ralph Siegel talked about the Battle of Trenton and toured the battlefield in downtown Trenton, New Jersey. The Battle of Trenton marked a turning point for American troops early in the Revolutionary War. American troops under the command of General George Washington attacked Hessian soldiers camped in Trenton on Christmas Day 1776.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
5:20 AM EDT on 3Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Communism and the 1926 Passaic Textile StrikeMaria Mejia; Jacob ZumoffJacob Zumoff talked about the Passaic, New Jersey, Textile Strike in 1926, which was the first ... Jacob Zumoff talked about the Passaic, New Jersey, Textile Strike in 1926, which was the first Communist-led strike in the United States. Mr. Zumoff spoke about how the strike affected people’s perceptions of Communism and the explored the legacies of the strike today. 6:30 AM EDT on 3Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Millennials and SocialismDavid Hogsette; Kyle Jorstad; Andrew Mitchell; Eric PotterHistory and English professors from Grove City College in Pennsylvania talked about millenials and ... History and English professors from Grove City College in Pennsylvania talked about millenials and socialism. The first speaker explored the early stages and the passing of the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906, the second argued for the use of literary materials such as dystopian novels to explore socialism, and the third talked about how millennials use “spoken word” poetry for self-expression. This event was part of a conference titled, “The God that Failed: Communism and Socialism Then and Now.” 7:47 AM EDT on 3Approx. 11 min. Trenton, New Jersey, Driving TourJohn Hatch; Ashley HillJohn Hatch gave a tour of the city of Trenton, New Jersey, and highlighted some of its most ... John Hatch gave a tour of the city of Trenton, New Jersey, and highlighted some of its most historic locations.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
8:00 AM EDT on 3Approx. 58 min. James Monroe's Highland HomeSara Bon-Harper; Stephen PriceSara Bon-Harper talked about recent findings at Highland, the site of the President James ... Sara Bon-Harper talked about recent findings at Highland, the site of the President James Monroe’s Virginia home. The house was actually destroyed by fire in the mid-19th century. In April 2016, archaeologists announced that the structure long thought to be James Monroe’s home was actually his guest house. This event was part of a symposium titled “James Monroe Presidential Inauguration: A Bicentennial Commemoration and Reflection.” 9:00 AM EDT on 3Approx. 9 min. William Trent HouseSamantha Luft; Adrienne Hoar McGibbonSamantha Luft explained the William Trent House’s nearly 300 year history. The William Trent ... Samantha Luft explained the William Trent House’s nearly 300 year history. The William Trent House is the oldest house in Trenton. William Trent, a wealthy merchant from Philadelphia, built the house in 1719.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
9:10 AM EDT on 3Approx. 12 min. Rockefeller Family PhilanthropyBarbara ShubinskiHistorian Barbara Shubinski talked about about how the Rockefeller’s philanthropic mission ... Historian Barbara Shubinski talked about about how the Rockefeller’s philanthropic mission started as well as what the foundation does today.

Ms. Shubinski was interviewed at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting.
9:25 AM EDT on 3Approx. 59 min. African American Heroines of the Civil WarC. R. GibbsC.R. Gibbs talked about the achievements of several African American women of the Civil War ... C.R. Gibbs talked about the achievements of several African American women of the Civil War period, focusing on individuals he says have been overlooked. Mr. Gibbs told the stories of black women who worked as nurses, soldiers, and spies for the Union Army, as well as women who were abolitionists or leaders on the Underground Railroad. 10:30 AM EDT on 3Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. 1968 Presidential ElectionMargaret Pugh O'MaraProfessor Margaret O’Mara talked about the 1968 presidential election and the events that ... Professor Margaret O’Mara talked about the 1968 presidential election and the events that affected the outcome. She spoke about how the Vietnam War eroded political support for President Lyndon Johnson and helped lead to his decision not to seek reelection. She also described, month by month, events leading up the election, such as student protests, the rise of the Black Power movement, and the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy. 11:40 AM EDT on 3Approx. 49 min. U.S. Women Soldiers During World War IDavid Ferriero; Elizabeth CobbsElizabeth Cobbs talked about the women who served overseas as telephone operators in the U.S. Army ... Elizabeth Cobbs talked about the women who served overseas as telephone operators in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War I. She also spoke about how their service affected the women’s suffrage movement in the U.S., and she discusses the six decade fight by these women to be recognized as military veterans.
12:35 PM EDT on 3Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Relationship Between Washington and HamiltonJoseph Kelly; Dean Malissa; Rand ScholetAlexander Hamilton Awareness Society President Rand Scholet discusses the relationship between ... Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society President Rand Scholet discusses the relationship between Hamilton and George Washington. Introducing Mr. Scholet was the gentleman who portrays George Washington at Mount Vernon. 2:00 PM EDT on 3Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. American History TV in Trenton, New JerseyC-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities ... C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.

Programs featured on American History TV:

Trenton, New Jersey, Driving Tour
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Washington Crossing the Delaware
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Battle of Trenton
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Old Barracks Museum
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William Trent House
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New Jersey State Capitol
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Roebling Company and Building Trenton
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2:01 PM EDT on 3Approx. 11 min. Trenton, New Jersey, Driving TourJohn Hatch; Ashley HillJohn Hatch gave a tour of the city of Trenton, New Jersey, and highlighted some of its most ... John Hatch gave a tour of the city of Trenton, New Jersey, and highlighted some of its most historic locations.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
2:13 PM EDT on 3Approx. 9 min. Washington Crossing the DelawareClay Craighead; Adrienne Hoar McGibbonClay Craighead described General George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware that began his ... Clay Craighead described General George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware that began his surprise assault on Trenton. General George Washington and over 2,000 of his troops crossed the Delaware River on a snowy Christmas night in 1776.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
2:22 PM EDT on 3Approx. 13 min. Battle of TrentonRalph SiegelHistorian Ralph Siegel talked about the Battle of Trenton and toured the battlefield in downtown ... Historian Ralph Siegel talked about the Battle of Trenton and toured the battlefield in downtown Trenton, New Jersey. The Battle of Trenton marked a turning point for American troops early in the Revolutionary War. American troops under the command of General George Washington attacked Hessian soldiers camped in Trenton on Christmas Day 1776.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
2:36 PM EDT on 3Approx. 10 min. Old Barracks MuseumLauren RonaghanLauren Ronaghan gave a tour of the Old Barracks and explained the lives of the British, Hessian, ... Lauren Ronaghan gave a tour of the Old Barracks and explained the lives of the British, Hessian, and American soldiers who once lived there. The Old Barracks are the oldest remaining military barracks in New Jersey. The Revolutionary War site was built in 1758 and played a role in the French and Indian War and the Battle of Trenton in 1776.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
2:46 PM EDT on 3Approx. 9 min. William Trent HouseSamantha Luft; Adrienne Hoar McGibbonSamantha Luft explained the William Trent House’s nearly 300 year history. The William Trent ... Samantha Luft explained the William Trent House’s nearly 300 year history. The William Trent House is the oldest house in Trenton. William Trent, a wealthy merchant from Philadelphia, built the house in 1719.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
2:56 PM EDT on 3Approx. 14 min. New Jersey State CapitolDavid N. April; Tiffany RocqueDavid April gave a tour of the New Jersey State Capitol, highlighting the Rotunda, ... David April gave a tour of the New Jersey State Capitol, highlighting the Rotunda, Governor’s office, and legislative chambers. The New Jersey State Capitol dates back to 1792. It houses one of the oldest legislatures in the country and has undergone more than a dozen renovations and expansions since it was built.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
3:12 PM EDT on 3Approx. 17 min. Roebling Company and Building TrentonVarissa McMickens Blair; Adrienne Hoar McGibbonVarissa McMickens Blair explained how German-born engineer John A. Roebling pioneered the design ... Varissa McMickens Blair explained how German-born engineer John A. Roebling pioneered the design that made it possible to build some of America’s most iconic bridges, including the Brooklyn Bridge in New York and the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. At one time, the Roebling Company was the largest employer in Trenton, New Jersey.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
3:30 PM EDT on 3Approx. 10 min. Piscataway ParkLisa HayesLisa Hayes talked about the history of Piscataway Park, the Native American Piscataway tribal ... Lisa Hayes talked about the history of Piscataway Park, the Native American Piscataway tribal lands, and the visitors' experience. Piscataway Park in Accokeek, Maryland, sits directly across the Potomac River from George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate. Piscataway Park was saved from development by several groups interested in maintaining the view from Mount Vernon that George and Martha Washington would have enjoyed. 3:45 PM EDT on 3Approx. 10 min. History of Newspaper BoysVincent DiGirolamoHistorian Vincent DiGirolamo talked about about what life was like for newspaper boys both in the ... Historian Vincent DiGirolamo talked about about what life was like for newspaper boys both in the cities and on the railroads in the 19th and 20th centuries. This interview took place at the Organization of American Historians' annual meeting. 4:00 PM EDT on 3Approx. 7 min. Interview with Paul Kengor, Part 1Paul G. Kengor; Steve ScullyProfessor Paul Kengor, author of the National Review article “The Great Forgotten ... Professor Paul Kengor, author of the National Review article “The Great Forgotten Debate,” previews the May 15, 1967 CBS program “Town Meeting of the World.” The CBS program included Governor Ronald Reagan (R-CA) and Senator Robert Kennedy (D-NY) discussing via satellite the “Image of America and the Youth of the World” with a group of international students in London.
4:07 PM EDT on 3Approx. 52 min. Town Meeting of the WorldRobert F. Kennedy; Ronald ReaganSenator Robert Kennedy (D-NY) and Governor Ronald Reagan (R-CA) respond to questions via satellite ... Senator Robert Kennedy (D-NY) and Governor Ronald Reagan (R-CA) respond to questions via satellite from a group of international students in London at the BBC. The topic is “The Image of America and the Youth of the World” but many of the questions concerned U.S. policy in Vietnam. This aired on CBS on May 15, 1967. 5:00 PM EDT on 3Approx. 4 min. Interview with Paul Kengor, Part 2Paul G. Kengor; Steve ScullyProfessor Paul Kengor, author of the National Review article “The Great Forgotten ... Professor Paul Kengor, author of the National Review article “The Great Forgotten Debate,” followed the May 15, 1967, CBS program Town Meeting of the World with concluding remarks. The CBS program included Governor Ronald Reagan (R-CA) and Senator Robert Kennedy (D-NY) discussing via satellite the “Image of America and the Youth of the World” with a group of international students in London. 5:10 PM EDT on 3Approx. 50 min. President James Madison's Life and CareerLynne Cheney; Gay Hart GainesLynne Cheney talked about President James Madison’s personality, health problems, and ... Lynne Cheney talked about President James Madison’s personality, health problems, and political career. She also spoke about the influential women in President Madison’s life. The presentation focused on Ms. Cheney’s book, James Madison: A Life Reconsidered.
6:00 PM EDT on 3Approx. 34 min. Segregation Through Freedom ExhibitsWilliam S. PretzerNational Museum of African American History and Culture senior curator William Pretzer gave a tour ... National Museum of African American History and Culture senior curator William Pretzer gave a tour of exhibits that cover the period from 1877 through the Civil Rights era. 6:35 PM EDT on 3Approx. 9 min. Washington Crossing the DelawareClay Craighead; Adrienne Hoar McGibbonClay Craighead described General George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware that began his ... Clay Craighead described General George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware that began his surprise assault on Trenton. General George Washington and over 2,000 of his troops crossed the Delaware River on a snowy Christmas night in 1776.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
6:44 PM EDT on 3Approx. 58 min. 1790 Congressional Debate on Slavery and RaceWilliam diGiacomantonio; Paul PolgarHistory professor Paul Polgar talks about the federal Congress' first national debate on slavery ... History professor Paul Polgar talks about the federal Congress' first national debate on slavery and race held in 1790. Professor Polgar argues that this discussion; which focused on Congress' ability to interfere with slavery and with immigration and the definition of citizenship, set the tone for race in America for the next seven decades.
7:44 PM EDT on 3Approx. 14 min. New Jersey State CapitolDavid N. April; Tiffany RocqueDavid April gave a tour of the New Jersey State Capitol, highlighting the Rotunda, ... David April gave a tour of the New Jersey State Capitol, highlighting the Rotunda, Governor’s office, and legislative chambers. The New Jersey State Capitol dates back to 1792. It houses one of the oldest legislatures in the country and has undergone more than a dozen renovations and expansions since it was built.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
7:59 PM EDT on 3Approx. 1 hr. Abraham Lincoln and Joshua SpeedJohn T. Elliff; Charles B. StrozierProfessor Charles Strozier talked about letters exchanged by Abraham Lincoln and his friend Joshua ... Professor Charles Strozier talked about letters exchanged by Abraham Lincoln and his friend Joshua Speed. Professor Strozier is the author of Your Friend Forever, A. Lincoln: The Enduring Friendship of Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed. 9:00 PM EDT on 3Approx. 1 hr. Reflections on U.S. Entry into World War IJohn Milton Cooper Jr.; Jennifer Keene; James Lindsay; Jay WinikHistorians talked about what motivated the United States to declare war on Germany in 1917. They ... Historians talked about what motivated the United States to declare war on Germany in 1917. They also spoke about how U.S. diplomacy was transformed after World War I and the legacy of the war on conflicts throughout the world in the 21st century. April 6, 2017, marked the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I.
10:00 PM EDT on 3Approx. 34 min. Segregation Through Freedom ExhibitsWilliam S. PretzerNational Museum of African American History and Culture senior curator William Pretzer gave a tour ... National Museum of African American History and Culture senior curator William Pretzer gave a tour of exhibits that cover the period from 1877 through the Civil Rights era. 10:35 PM EDT on 3Approx. 9 min. William Trent HouseSamantha Luft; Adrienne Hoar McGibbonSamantha Luft explained the William Trent House’s nearly 300 year history. The William Trent ... Samantha Luft explained the William Trent House’s nearly 300 year history. The William Trent House is the oldest house in Trenton. William Trent, a wealthy merchant from Philadelphia, built the house in 1719.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
10:45 PM EDT on 3Approx. 57 min. 1790 Congressional Debate on Slavery and RaceWilliam diGiacomantonio; Paul PolgarHistory professor Paul Polgar talks about the federal Congress' first national debate on slavery ... History professor Paul Polgar talks about the federal Congress' first national debate on slavery and race held in 1790. Professor Polgar argues that this discussion; which focused on Congress' ability to interfere with slavery and with immigration and the definition of citizenship, set the tone for race in America for the next seven decades.
11:45 PM EDT on 3Approx. 10 min. Old Barracks MuseumLauren RonaghanLauren Ronaghan gave a tour of the Old Barracks and explained the lives of the British, Hessian, ... Lauren Ronaghan gave a tour of the Old Barracks and explained the lives of the British, Hessian, and American soldiers who once lived there. The Old Barracks are the oldest remaining military barracks in New Jersey. The Revolutionary War site was built in 1758 and played a role in the French and Indian War and the Battle of Trenton in 1776.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
Monday, May 22
12:00 AM EDT on 3Approx. 59 min. Abraham Lincoln and Joshua SpeedJohn T. Elliff; Charles B. StrozierProfessor Charles Strozier talked about letters exchanged by Abraham Lincoln and his friend Joshua ... Professor Charles Strozier talked about letters exchanged by Abraham Lincoln and his friend Joshua Speed. Professor Strozier is the author of Your Friend Forever, A. Lincoln: The Enduring Friendship of Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed. 1:00 AM EDT on 3Approx. 59 min. Reflections on U.S. Entry into World War IJohn Milton Cooper Jr.; Jennifer Keene; James Lindsay; Jay WinikHistorians talked about what motivated the United States to declare war on Germany in 1917. They ... Historians talked about what motivated the United States to declare war on Germany in 1917. They also spoke about how U.S. diplomacy was transformed after World War I and the legacy of the war on conflicts throughout the world in the 21st century. April 6, 2017, marked the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I. 2:00 AM EDT on 3Approx. 7 min. Interview with Paul Kengor, Part 1Paul G. Kengor; Steve ScullyProfessor Paul Kengor, author of the National Review article “The Great Forgotten ... Professor Paul Kengor, author of the National Review article “The Great Forgotten Debate,” previews the May 15, 1967 CBS program “Town Meeting of the World.” The CBS program included Governor Ronald Reagan (R-CA) and Senator Robert Kennedy (D-NY) discussing via satellite the “Image of America and the Youth of the World” with a group of international students in London.
2:07 AM EDT on 3Approx. 52 min. Town Meeting of the WorldRobert F. Kennedy; Ronald ReaganSenator Robert Kennedy (D-NY) and Governor Ronald Reagan (R-CA) respond to questions via satellite ... Senator Robert Kennedy (D-NY) and Governor Ronald Reagan (R-CA) respond to questions via satellite from a group of international students in London at the BBC. The topic is “The Image of America and the Youth of the World” but many of the questions concerned U.S. policy in Vietnam. This aired on CBS on May 15, 1967. 3:00 AM EDT on 3Approx. 4 min. Interview with Paul Kengor, Part 2Paul G. Kengor; Steve ScullyProfessor Paul Kengor, author of the National Review article “The Great Forgotten ... Professor Paul Kengor, author of the National Review article “The Great Forgotten Debate,” followed the May 15, 1967, CBS program Town Meeting of the World with concluding remarks. The CBS program included Governor Ronald Reagan (R-CA) and Senator Robert Kennedy (D-NY) discussing via satellite the “Image of America and the Youth of the World” with a group of international students in London. 3:06 AM EDT on 3Approx. 50 min. President James Madison's Life and CareerLynne Cheney; Gay Hart GainesLynne Cheney talked about President James Madison’s personality, health problems, and ... Lynne Cheney talked about President James Madison’s personality, health problems, and political career. She also spoke about the influential women in President Madison’s life. The presentation focused on Ms. Cheney’s book, James Madison: A Life Reconsidered.
4:00 AM EDT on 3Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. American History TV in Trenton, New JerseyC-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities ... C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.

Programs featured on American History TV:

Trenton, New Jersey, Driving Tour
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Washington Crossing the Delaware
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Battle of Trenton
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Old Barracks Museum
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William Trent House
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New Jersey State Capitol
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Roebling Company and Building Trenton
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4:01 AM EDT on 3Approx. 11 min. Trenton, New Jersey, Driving TourJohn Hatch; Ashley HillJohn Hatch gave a tour of the city of Trenton, New Jersey, and highlighted some of its most ... John Hatch gave a tour of the city of Trenton, New Jersey, and highlighted some of its most historic locations.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
4:13 AM EDT on 3Approx. 9 min. Washington Crossing the DelawareClay Craighead; Adrienne Hoar McGibbonClay Craighead described General George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware that began his ... Clay Craighead described General George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware that began his surprise assault on Trenton. General George Washington and over 2,000 of his troops crossed the Delaware River on a snowy Christmas night in 1776.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
4:22 AM EDT on 3Approx. 13 min. Battle of TrentonRalph SiegelHistorian Ralph Siegel talked about the Battle of Trenton and toured the battlefield in downtown ... Historian Ralph Siegel talked about the Battle of Trenton and toured the battlefield in downtown Trenton, New Jersey. The Battle of Trenton marked a turning point for American troops early in the Revolutionary War. American troops under the command of General George Washington attacked Hessian soldiers camped in Trenton on Christmas Day 1776.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
4:36 AM EDT on 3Approx. 10 min. Old Barracks MuseumLauren RonaghanLauren Ronaghan gave a tour of the Old Barracks and explained the lives of the British, Hessian, ... Lauren Ronaghan gave a tour of the Old Barracks and explained the lives of the British, Hessian, and American soldiers who once lived there. The Old Barracks are the oldest remaining military barracks in New Jersey. The Revolutionary War site was built in 1758 and played a role in the French and Indian War and the Battle of Trenton in 1776.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
4:46 AM EDT on 3Approx. 9 min. William Trent HouseSamantha Luft; Adrienne Hoar McGibbonSamantha Luft explained the William Trent House’s nearly 300 year history. The William Trent ... Samantha Luft explained the William Trent House’s nearly 300 year history. The William Trent House is the oldest house in Trenton. William Trent, a wealthy merchant from Philadelphia, built the house in 1719.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
4:56 AM EDT on 3Approx. 14 min. New Jersey State CapitolDavid N. April; Tiffany RocqueDavid April gave a tour of the New Jersey State Capitol, highlighting the Rotunda, ... David April gave a tour of the New Jersey State Capitol, highlighting the Rotunda, Governor’s office, and legislative chambers. The New Jersey State Capitol dates back to 1792. It houses one of the oldest legislatures in the country and has undergone more than a dozen renovations and expansions since it was built.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
5:12 AM EDT on 3Approx. 17 min. Roebling Company and Building TrentonVarissa McMickens Blair; Adrienne Hoar McGibbonVarissa McMickens Blair explained how German-born engineer John A. Roebling pioneered the design ... Varissa McMickens Blair explained how German-born engineer John A. Roebling pioneered the design that made it possible to build some of America’s most iconic bridges, including the Brooklyn Bridge in New York and the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. At one time, the Roebling Company was the largest employer in Trenton, New Jersey.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
5:30 AM EDT on 3Approx. 10 min. History of Newspaper BoysVincent DiGirolamoHistorian Vincent DiGirolamo talked about about what life was like for newspaper boys both in the ... Historian Vincent DiGirolamo talked about about what life was like for newspaper boys both in the cities and on the railroads in the 19th and 20th centuries. This interview took place at the Organization of American Historians' annual meeting.
5:43 AM EDT on 3Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Relationship Between Washington and HamiltonJoseph Kelly; Dean Malissa; Rand ScholetAlexander Hamilton Awareness Society President Rand Scholet discusses the relationship between ... Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society President Rand Scholet discusses the relationship between Hamilton and George Washington. Introducing Mr. Scholet was the gentleman who portrays George Washington at Mount Vernon. 7:08 AM EDT on 3Approx. 49 min. U.S. Women Soldiers During World War IDavid Ferriero; Elizabeth CobbsElizabeth Cobbs talked about the women who served overseas as telephone operators in the U.S. Army ... Elizabeth Cobbs talked about the women who served overseas as telephone operators in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War I. She also spoke about how their service affected the women’s suffrage movement in the U.S., and she discusses the six decade fight by these women to be recognized as military veterans. 8:00 AM EDT on 3Approx. 1 hr. 49 min. Local Law Enforcement ChallengesJim McDonnell; Alonzo Thompson; Art Acevedo; Chuck Canterbury; Steven Chabot; John Conyers Jr.; Louie Gohmert Jr.; Trey Gowdy; Sheila Jackson Lee; Hakeem Jeffries; Mike Johnson; Ted Poe; John Ratcliffe; Cedric RichmondLocal police chiefs testified at a hearing on the challenges facing local departments. Topics ... Local police chiefs testified at a hearing on the challenges facing local departments. Topics included improving relations between economically depressed communities and police, funding, and improving training for de-escalation techniques.