Mission Inn

The Mission Inn Hotel has become a recognizable landmark in Riverside. Since 1903, the Mission Inn been host to U.S. presidents, celebrities, and other major… read more

The Mission Inn Hotel has become a recognizable landmark in Riverside. Since 1903, the Mission Inn been host to U.S. presidents, celebrities, and other major social gatherings including the place where Pat and Richard Nixon were married. Steve Lech, volunteer docent at the Mission Inn Foundation and Karen Raines, collections manager at the Mission Inn Museum, shared how founder Frank Miller took this place from a small adobe boarding house to a grand hotel.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Riverside, California, from October 10-17, 2018, 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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  • Steve Lech Docent Mission Inn Foundation (Riverside, CA)
  • Karen Raines Collections Manager Mission Inn Museum (Riverside, CA)

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Mission Inn

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Program ID:
454812-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Tour
Location:
Riverside, California, United States
First Aired:
Dec 02, 2018 | 1:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Dec 03, 2018 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Dec 02, 2018 | 1:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 02, 2018 | 2:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 03, 2018 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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