Abraham Lincoln's Books

Samuel Wheeler gave a tour of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum’s vault and showed some of the books that made up the 16th president’s… read more

Samuel Wheeler gave a tour of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum’s vault and showed some of the books that made up the 16th president’s personal book collection.

The program begins with a brief vignette Sarah Adams giving a tour of Edwards Place, built in 1833 and the oldest-standing home in Springfield, Illinois.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Springfield, Illinois, from January 19-25, 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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Abraham Lincoln's Books

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Program ID:
457741-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Tour
Location:
Springfield, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Feb 16, 2019 | 1:13pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 04, 2019 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Feb 16, 2019 | 1:13pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 03, 2019 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 04, 2019 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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