Vachel Lindsay Home

Vachel Lindsay was an American poet considered to be the founder of modern singing poetry. Mr. Lindsay was born and died in his Springfield, Illinois home. Guide… read more

Vachel Lindsay was an American poet considered to be the founder of modern singing poetry. Mr. Lindsay was born and died in his Springfield, Illinois home. Guide Ian Winterbauer toured the home and explained Lindsay’s lasting impact on poetry.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 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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Vachel Lindsay Home

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Program ID:
457742-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Tour
Location:
Springfield, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Feb 16, 2019 | 1:22pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Feb 17, 2019 | 11:16am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Feb 16, 2019 | 1:22pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 17, 2019 | 11:16am EST | C-SPAN 2
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