The Tallgrass Prairie Reader

Author John Price talked about his anthology The Tallgrass Prairie Reader. In the early 19th Century, the tallgrass prairie stretched from Texas all the way… read more

Author John Price talked about his anthology The Tallgrass Prairie Reader. In the early 19th Century, the tallgrass prairie stretched from Texas all the way to Canada, but less than four percent of it remains in 2015. John Price hopes to inspire people to see the prairie as some of the great writers such as Walt Whitman and Willa Cather of the time did. John Price argues that the prairie has its own unique beauty and deserves the same protection consideration as forests and mountain ranges.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Omaha, Nebraska, from May 7-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications 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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The Tallgrass Prairie Reader

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Program ID:
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Interview
Location:
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
First Aired:
Jul 04, 2015 | 3:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 06, 2015 | 7:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 04, 2015 | 3:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 04, 2015 | 12:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 05, 2015 | 6:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 05, 2015 | 9:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 06, 2015 | 7:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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