Mother Mosque of America

Built in 1934, the Mother Mosque of America is the oldest, purpose built mosque in the United States. Imam Taha Tawil shared the history of the mosque and… read more

Built in 1934, the Mother Mosque of America is the oldest, purpose built mosque in the United States. Imam Taha Tawil shared the history of the mosque and explained how the Muslim immigrants were received by the local community.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from February 16-22, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Mediacom 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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Mother Mosque of America

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Program ID:
458591-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Tour
Location:
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
First Aired:
Mar 16, 2019 | 8:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 24, 2019 | 1:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Mar 16, 2019 | 8:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 16, 2019 | 4:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 17, 2019 | 5:18am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 17, 2019 | 2:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 18, 2019 | 4:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 24, 2019 | 1:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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