The Long Road to Annapolis

William Leeman talked about his book, The Long Road to Annapolis, about the development of the U.S. Naval Academy and the skepticism it received from the… read more

William Leeman talked about his book, The Long Road to Annapolis, about the development of the U.S. Naval Academy and the skepticism it received from the American public. Established in 1802, West Point was created by the U.S. government to provide education for future army officers.

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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The Long Road to Annapolis

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Program ID:
438917-1
Category:
Interview
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Interview
Location:
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
First Aired:
Jan 21, 2018 | 11:42am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jan 21, 2018 | 11:42am EST | C-SPAN 2
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