USS North Carolina and World War II

Ken Rittenmeyer gave a tour of the missile defenses on the battleship USS North Carolina. He also spoke about how the U.S. used North Carolina-class… read more

USS North Carolina and World War II Ken Rittenmeyer gave a tour of the missile defenses on the battleship USS North Carolina. He also spoke about how the U.S. used North Carolina-class battleships during World War II and why the technology on board was so revolutionary for its time.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Wilmington, North Carolina, from February 18-24 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications 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

People in this video

Hosting Organization

Series

More information about

USS North Carolina and World War II

917 Views
Program ID:
424640-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Mar 19, 2017 | 3:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 20, 2017 | 5:43am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Mar 19, 2017 | 3:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 20, 2017 | 5:43am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Purchase a DVD or Download

USS North Carolina and World War II

  • DVD
    Price:
    $29.95
  • MP3 audio - Standard
    Price:
    $0.99

User Created Clips from This Video