Port of Oakland

Marilyn Sandifur talked about the history of shipping in Oakland, California. The city’s geographical location made it ideal for shipping, but the… read more

Marilyn Sandifur talked about the history of shipping in Oakland, California. The city’s geographical location made it ideal for shipping, but the development of containerization as a new system for shipping goods transformed the Port of Oakland into the fifth busiest shipping port in the U.S.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Oakland, California, from October 31-November 5 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 Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Port of Oakland

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Program ID:
402667-1
Category:
Vignette
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Vignette
Location:
Oakland, California, United States
First Aired:
Jan 02, 2016 | 9:52am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 04, 2016 | 6:45am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jan 02, 2016 | 9:52am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 02, 2016 | 12:53pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 03, 2016 | 5:52am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 03, 2016 | 2:44pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 04, 2016 | 6:45am EST | C-SPAN 3
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