Hell on Wheels

Professor David Blanke talked about his book, Hell on Wheels: The Promise and Peril of America’s Car Culture, 1900-1940, about the importance of the automobile to American… read more

Professor David Blanke talked about his book, Hell on Wheels: The Promise and Peril of America’s Car Culture, 1900-1940, about the importance of the automobile to American culture and the beginnings of America’s “love affair” with cars.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Corpus Christi, Texas, from January 12-15, 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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Hell on Wheels

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Program ID:
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Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Feb 07, 2015 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Feb 08, 2015 | 10:45am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Feb 07, 2015 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 08, 2015 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 08, 2015 | 10:45am EST | C-SPAN 2
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