The Last Castle

In 1898, George Vanderbilt II brought his new bride, Edith Dresser, to Biltmore, his 175,000 square foot estate. In her book, The Last Castle, Denise Kiernan… read more

In 1898, George Vanderbilt II brought his new bride, Edith Dresser, to Biltmore, his 175,000 square foot estate. In her book, The Last Castle, Denise Kiernan recounts their lives there and Edith’s role as the mistress of the largest home in the U.S.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Asheville, North Carolina, from March 17-23 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter 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 Last Castle

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Program ID:
443284-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Apr 21, 2018 | 11:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 04, 2018 | 7:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Apr 21, 2018 | 11:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 21, 2018 | 8:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 22, 2018 | 10:10am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 04, 2018 | 7:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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