Port of Galveston

Dwayne Jones talked about the history of the Port of Galveston, Texas. The port was one of the busiest in the country, exporting commodities such as cotton, cattle, and… read more

Dwayne Jones talked about the history of the Port of Galveston, Texas. The port was one of the busiest in the country, exporting commodities such as cotton, cattle, and rice, and also serving as a major terminal for immigrants. Galveston was known as the “Ellis Island of the West.”

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Galveston, Texas, from January 16-20, 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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Port of Galveston

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Program ID:
324416-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Galveston, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Mar 08, 2015 | 4:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 28, 2015 | 6:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Mar 08, 2015 | 4:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 08, 2015 | 3:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 08, 2015 | 7:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 08, 2015 | 10:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 09, 2015 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 15, 2015 | 5:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 16, 2015 | 7:52am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 10, 2015 | 10:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2015 | 2:38am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2015 | 6:13am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 28, 2015 | 6:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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