Socialist Party and Victor Berger

The Socialist Party in America started in Milwaukee in 1897. Kevin Abing, archivist at the Milwaukee County Historical Society, discussed why the movement… read more

The Socialist Party in America started in Milwaukee in 1897. Kevin Abing, archivist at the Milwaukee County Historical Society, discussed why the movement took hold in the city and how Victor Berger became the first member of the Socialist party elected to Congress.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, from April 20-26, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter 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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Program ID:
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Location:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
First Aired:
May 18, 2019 | 7:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 05, 2019 | 5:26am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • May 18, 2019 | 7:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 19, 2019 | 2:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2019 | 4:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 03, 2019 | 5:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 04, 2019 | 3:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 05, 2019 | 5:26am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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