William Jackson Palmer

Leah Davis-Witherow talked about William Jackson Palmer, who was the founder of Colorado Springs and largely responsible for the city’s early growth. He… read more

Leah Davis-Witherow talked about William Jackson Palmer, who was the founder of Colorado Springs and largely responsible for the city’s early growth. He helped bring the railroad to Colorado and opened coal and iron mining locations in nearby Pueblo.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Colorado Springs, Colorado, from September 11-17 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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William Jackson Palmer

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Program ID:
321955-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
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Location:
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
First Aired:
Nov 02, 2014 | 2:45am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 24, 2015 | 6:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Nov 02, 2014 | 2:45am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 02, 2014 | 1:20pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 02, 2014 | 2:12pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 03, 2014 | 6:12am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 10, 2014 | 4:39am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 24, 2015 | 6:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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