Motor City Exhibit

Detroit’s auto industry began in the 1890s, and by the early 1900s the city was attracting workers from around the world looking for high paying factory jobs. Joel Stone, senior curator… read more

Detroit’s auto industry began in the 1890s, and by the early 1900s the city was attracting workers from around the world looking for high paying factory jobs. Joel Stone, senior curator at the Detroit Historical Museum, toured the “America’s Motor City” Exhibit to talk about how Detroit became known as the “Motor City.”

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Detroit, Michigan, from from May 18-24, 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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Motor City Exhibit

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Program ID:
461207-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Detroit, Michigan, United States
First Aired:
Jun 15, 2019 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jun 30, 2019 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jun 15, 2019 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 16, 2019 | 9:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 17, 2019 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 30, 2019 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 30, 2019 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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