Georgia O'Keeffe's Wartime Texas Letters

In 1912, at age 24, artist Georgia O’Keeffe left the East Coast and headed west to the Texas panhandle. In her book, Georgia O’Keeffe’s Wartime Texas Letters, Amy Von Lintel… read more

In 1912, at age 24, artist Georgia O’Keeffe left the East Coast and headed west to the Texas panhandle. In her book, Georgia O’Keeffe’s Wartime Texas Letters, Amy Von Lintel examined the artist’s collection of correspondence she composed during her time in Texas. Ms. Von Lintel described how O’Keeffe’s letters portray an independent, progressive woman who openly shared her thoughts on western American and World War I.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Amarillo, Texas, from November 2-8, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Altice 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:
468544-1
Category:
Interview
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Interview
Location:
Amarillo, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Feb 15, 2020 | 5:35pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Feb 16, 2020 | 7:32pm EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Feb 15, 2020 | 5:35pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 16, 2020 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 16, 2020 | 10:36am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 16, 2020 | 7:32pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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