Rails Around the Thumb

T.J. Gaffney talked about his book Rails Around the Thumb, about the role of railroads in the development of Michigan’s “thumb” region and their impact on Thomas… read more

T.J. Gaffney talked about his book Rails Around the Thumb, about the role of railroads in the development of Michigan’s “thumb” region and their impact on Thomas Edison’s life.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Port Huron, Michigan, from June 18-23 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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Rails Around the Thumb

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Program ID:
413656-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Port Huron, Michigan, United States
First Aired:
Aug 06, 2016 | 12:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 24, 2017 | 6:07am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Aug 06, 2016 | 12:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 07, 2016 | 9:53am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 23, 2017 | 10:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 24, 2017 | 2:20am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 24, 2017 | 6:07am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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