History of the Redwood Library and Athenæum

Founded in 1747, the Redwood Library and Anthenæum is the oldest library still housed and operating in its original building. Executive Director Benedict Leca… read more

Founded in 1747, the Redwood Library and Anthenæum is the oldest library still housed and operating in its original building. Executive Director Benedict Leca talked about the history of the library’s founding and its importance today.

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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History of the Redwood Library and Athenæum

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Program ID:
438914-1
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Vignette
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Vignette
Location:
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
First Aired:
Jan 21, 2018 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jan 21, 2018 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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