The Barnstormer and the Lady

Dennis Farney talked about his book, The Barnstormer and the Lady: Aviation Legends Walter and Olive Ann Beech, The Founders of Beechcraft. He was joined by… read more

Dennis Farney talked about his book, The Barnstormer and the Lady: Aviation Legends Walter and Olive Ann Beech, The Founders of Beechcraft. He was joined by their daughter in talking about the aviation industry in Wichita, which was known as "The Air Capital of the World.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Wichita, Kansas, on May 7-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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The Barnstormer and the Lady

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Program ID:
306274-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Wichita, Kansas, United States
First Aired:
Jun 02, 2012 | 1:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jun 04, 2012 | 5:08am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jun 02, 2012 | 1:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 03, 2012 | 3:35am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 03, 2012 | 5:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 04, 2012 | 5:08am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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