C-SPAN To Put New Orleans In National Spotlight
NEW ORLEANS — C-SPAN is visiting New Orleans May 20-24 to feature the history and literary life of the city on the cable network’s non-fiction book channel BookTV (on C-SPAN2) and history channel American History TV (on C-SPAN3).
In conjunction with its Cox Communications cable partner, the C-SPAN Cities Tour producers will visit various literary and historic sites, interview local historians, non-fiction authors, and conduct education and community outreach in the area.
Local segments recorded during the week of May 20-24 will air on Book TV (on C-SPAN2; Cox Communications channel 110) and American History TV (on C-SPAN3; Cox Communications channel 111) on June 16-17 during a special feature New Orleans weekend.
New Orleans programming highlights include:
American History TV (on C-SPAN3) programming highlights:
- National World War II Museum "Arsenal of the Democracy" Exhibit
- Historic New Orleans Collection, "New Orleans the Founding Era" Exhibit
- New Orleans Jazz Museum
- Chalmette Battlefield
Book TV (on C-SPAN2) programming highlights:
- Walter Isaacson
- Kodi Roberts, "Voodoo and Power: the Politics of Religion in New Orleans"
- Tennessee Williams and his time in New Orleans
- …and more
C-SPAN’s 2018 Cities Tour takes Book TV and American History TV on the road. BookTV (on C-SPAN2) and American History TV (on C-SPAN3) are featuring the literary life and history of each of these selected cities during special weekends on the public affairs network.
The programs C-SPAN produces in New Orleans will air throughout a special New Orleans feature weekend June 16-17–literary programming on Book TV (on C-SPAN2, Cox Communications channel 110) and history programming on American History TV (on C-SPAN3, Cox Communications channel 111).
C-SPAN is available in New Orleans on Cox Communications channels 10 and 109.
For more information, visit the C-SPAN Cities Tour website and follow the program on Twitter @CSPANCities.