Illinois State Capitol

The Illinois State Capitol is the sixth building to serve as the capitol since Illinois became a state. Illinois State Archives director David Joens… read more

The Illinois State Capitol is the sixth building to serve as the capitol since Illinois became a state. Illinois State Archives director David Joens explained how Springfield became the capital and the role a young Abraham Lincoln played.

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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Illinois State Capitol

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Program ID:
457790-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Tour
Location:
Springfield, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Feb 16, 2019 | 4:43pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 18, 2019 | 5:02am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 16, 2019 | 4:43pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 17, 2019 | 5:10am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 17, 2019 | 3:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2019 | 5:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
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