Bold Spirit

Linda Hunt, author of Bold Spirit: Helga Estby’s Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America, talked about Norwegian immigrant Helga Estby who walked across America… read more

Linda Hunt, author of Bold Spirit: Helga Estby’s Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America, talked about Norwegian immigrant Helga Estby who walked across America with her daughter to win $10,000 in order to save her family’s farm. In 1896, Estby and her daughter walked from Eastern Washington to New York.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Spokane, Washington, from July 1-7 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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Bold Spirit

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Program ID:
432418-2
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Spokane, Washington, United States
First Aired:
Sep 02, 2017 | 7:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 03, 2017 | 9:41am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Sep 02, 2017 | 7:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 03, 2017 | 9:41am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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