Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America began in the United States in 1910. In his book, Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: Citizenship, Race, and the Environment,… read more

The Boy Scouts of America began in the United States in 1910. In his book, Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930, author Ben Jordan explained the organization’s original purpose was to teach adolescent boys how to become men through community service and political involvement. Mr. Jordan also explained how the organization has changed over the past century.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Memphis, Tennessee, from September 15-21, 2018, 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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Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America

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Program ID:
454149-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Nov 17, 2018 | 8:29pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 18, 2018 | 9:57am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Nov 17, 2018 | 8:29pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 18, 2018 | 9:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
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