Jerry Falwell's Liberty University

Pastor Jerry Falwell founded Liberty University in his hometown of Lynchburg, Virginia, in 1971, after building a national following through Christian radio and… read more

Pastor Jerry Falwell founded Liberty University in his hometown of Lynchburg, Virginia, in 1971, after building a national following through Christian radio and television broadcasts. Jerry Falwell Jr. became Chancellor at Liberty University in 2007 after his father’s death.The younger Mr. Falwell talked about the origins of the University, the role evangelicals play in politics, and the impact the University has had on Lynchburg.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Lynchburg, Virginia, from January 20-26, 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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Jerry Falwell's Liberty University

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Program ID:
440859-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Tour
Location:
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 17, 2018 | 10:37pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 19, 2018 | 4:56am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 17, 2018 | 10:37pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2018 | 2:56pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2018 | 4:36pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 19, 2018 | 4:56am EST | C-SPAN 3
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