James Turner and the Origins of Lansing

Lansing became Michigan’s capital city in 1847. In her book, Pioneers, Reformers, & Millionaires, author Elizabeth Homer explained how the city was chosen and the… read more

Lansing became Michigan’s capital city in 1847. In her book, Pioneers, Reformers, & Millionaires, author Elizabeth Homer explained how the city was chosen and the role pioneer James Turner played in getting the city ready for the legislature’s arrival.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Lansing, Michigan, from June 20-26, 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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James Turner and the Origins of Lansing

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Program ID:
464134-1
Category:
Vignette
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Vignette
Location:
Lansing, Michigan, United States
First Aired:
Sep 21, 2019 | 12:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 29, 2019 | 11:53am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Sep 21, 2019 | 12:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 21, 2019 | 2:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 21, 2019 | 7:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 22, 2019 | 4:53am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 22, 2019 | 8:11am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 22, 2019 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 23, 2019 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 29, 2019 | 11:53am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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