Civil War in Visalia

During the American Civil War, Visalia, California, was divided between Southern sympathizers and Northern supporters. A pro-Confederate newspaper published… read more

During the American Civil War, Visalia, California, was divided between Southern sympathizers and Northern supporters. A pro-Confederate newspaper published in the city was even banned by the U.S. government. Historian Terry Ommen explained how this led to conflicts within the community.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Visalia, California, from January 5-11, 2019, 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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Civil War in Visalia

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Program ID:
457020-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Visalia, California, United States
First Aired:
Feb 02, 2019 | 7:45pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 04, 2019 | 4:19am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 02, 2019 | 7:45pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 03, 2019 | 9:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 03, 2019 | 2:19pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 04, 2019 | 4:19am EST | C-SPAN 3
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