Seat of Empire

Jeffrey Stuart Kerr talked about his book, Seat of Empire: the Embattled Birth of Austin, Texas, about how Austin became the capital of Texas, and the battle… read more

Seat of Empire Jeffrey Stuart Kerr talked about his book, Seat of Empire: the Embattled Birth of Austin, Texas, about how Austin became the capital of Texas, and the battle between Mirabeau Lamar, vice president of the Republic of Texas, and Sam Houston, president of the Republic of Texas.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Austin, Texas, from December 2-6, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner 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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Seat of Empire

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Program ID:
323161-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Jan 03, 2015 | 12:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 05, 2015 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Jan 03, 2015 | 12:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 04, 2015 | 9:05am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 05, 2015 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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