The Big Show in Bololand

Author Bertrand Patenaude shared the story of a US famine relief mission to Bolshevik Russia in 1921 that saved millions of lives in his book, The Big Show… read more

Author Bertrand Patenaude shared the story of a US famine relief mission to Bolshevik Russia in 1921 that saved millions of lives in his book, The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine of 1921.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Palo Alto, California, from March 7-13, 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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The Big Show in Bololand

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Program ID:
460313-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Stanford, California, United States
First Aired:
May 04, 2019 | 12:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 06, 2019 | 4:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • May 04, 2019 | 12:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 04, 2019 | 7:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 04, 2019 | 10:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 05, 2019 | 9:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 05, 2019 | 10:37am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 05, 2019 | 2:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 05, 2019 | 4:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 06, 2019 | 2:28am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 06, 2019 | 4:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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