Turn and Jump

Howard Mansfield talked about his book Howard Mansfield talked about his book [Turn and Jump, in which he explains how the railroads invented time zones and… read more

Turn and Jump Howard Mansfield talked about his book Howard Mansfield talked about his book [Turn and Jump, in which he explains how the railroads invented time zones and their effect on the rest of the country. Measuring time was at one time determined by the position of the sun in the sky. However, with the expansion of the railroad in the 19th century, the concept of time and how we kept it changed.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, New Hampshire, from July 22-28 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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Turn and Jump

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Program ID:
433299-2
Category:
Interview
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Interview
Location:
Concord, New Hampshire, United States
First Aired:
Sep 16, 2017 | 12:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 17, 2017 | 7:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Sep 16, 2017 | 12:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 16, 2017 | 8:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 17, 2017 | 7:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 17, 2017 | 7:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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