Civil War and Origins of Lawrence

Lawrence, Kansas, was known as the center for the resistance against the Confederacy during the Civil War. Steve Nowak, executive director at the Watkins Museum of… read more

Lawrence, Kansas, was known as the center for the resistance against the Confederacy during the Civil War. Steve Nowak, executive director at the Watkins Museum of History, explained the origins of the city and why Quantrill’s Raiders burned it to the ground during the Civil War.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Lawrence, Kansas, from October 20-24, 2018, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Midco 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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Location:
Lawrence, Kansas, United States
First Aired:
Dec 15, 2018 | 11:55am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Dec 17, 2018 | 4:01am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Dec 15, 2018 | 11:55am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 15, 2018 | 9:15pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 16, 2018 | 1:16am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 16, 2018 | 2:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 16, 2018 | 6:39pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 17, 2018 | 4:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
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