American Frontier Book Collection

Thomas J. Ebert talked about the American Frontier Book Collection at Fresno State University. Mr. Ebert has donated more than 20,000 books on American frontier… read more

Thomas J. Ebert talked about the American Frontier Book Collection at Fresno State University. Mr. Ebert has donated more than 20,000 books on American frontier life to the university’s Henry Madden Library. Topics range from the first settlements in Santa Fe and Jamestown to the history of California. Mr. Ebert talked about several topics covered in the collection, including African Americans in the West, and the struggle for Native Americans to retain their culture.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Fresno, California, from January 7-13 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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American Frontier Book Collection

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Fresno, California, United States
First Aired:
Feb 04, 2017 | 9:48am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 12, 2017 | 9:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Feb 04, 2017 | 9:48am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 04, 2017 | 12:38pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 04, 2017 | 3:38pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 04, 2017 | 11:51pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 05, 2017 | 11:08am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 05, 2017 | 11:44am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 05, 2017 | 2:32pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 06, 2017 | 1:19am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 06, 2017 | 6:32am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 12, 2017 | 9:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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