Life and Legacy of Ida Lewis

Ida Lewis was a famous lighthouse keeper at Newport Harbor. Documentarian and Johnson and Wales professor Marian Gagnon explained how Lewis saved lives and… read more

Ida Lewis was a famous lighthouse keeper at Newport Harbor. Documentarian and Johnson and Wales professor Marian Gagnon explained how Lewis saved lives and became a nationally known figure during her time operating the lighthouse.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Newport, Rhode Island, from October 21-27, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox 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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Life and Legacy of Ida Lewis

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Program ID:
438467-1
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Vignette
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Location:
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
First Aired:
Jan 20, 2018 | 12:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 22, 2018 | 5:03am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jan 20, 2018 | 12:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 21, 2018 | 6:28am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 21, 2018 | 12:58pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 21, 2018 | 3:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 22, 2018 | 5:03am EST | C-SPAN 3
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