History of Fort Lauderdale

Keith Mitzner, author of Tom Bryan and Other Movers and Shapers of Early Fort Lauderdale, talked about the history of the city. Fort Lauderdale was named… read more

Keith Mitzner, author of Tom Bryan and Other Movers and Shapers of Early Fort Lauderdale, talked about the history of the city. Fort Lauderdale was named after Major William Lauderdale, who began building a series of forst in the area during the second Semiole War. The city was incorporated in 1911 and developed as an agricultural town. It was until later in the 20th century that it became a tourist destination.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from March 19-22 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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History of Fort Lauderdale

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Program ID:
325816-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
First Aired:
May 16, 2015 | 9:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 06, 2015 | 6:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • May 16, 2015 | 9:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 17, 2015 | 2:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 18, 2015 | 6:28am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 26, 2015 | 5:47am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2015 | 6:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 06, 2015 | 6:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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