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C-SPAN (Television network)

Works: 5,964 works in 6,674 publications in 2 languages and 16,074 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Guidebooks  Tours  Interviews  Anecdotes  Documentary films  Portraits  History  Public affairs television programs  Public service television programs 
Roles: Producer, Publisher
Classifications: E176.2, 973.099
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Most widely held works by C-SPAN (Television network)
Who's buried in Grant's tomb? : a tour of presidential gravesites by Brian Lamb( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 725 libraries worldwide
Explores the gravesites of every American president and offers photographs and information on their lives and final resting place
First ladies : presidential historians on the lives of 45 iconic American women by Susan Swain( Book )
4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 645 libraries worldwide
A look inside the personal life of every first lady in American history, based on original interviews with major historians for C-SPAN's yearlong history series, First Ladies: Influence and Image. This book provides an up-close historical look at these fascinating women who survived the scrutiny of the White House, sometimes at great personal cost, while supporting their families and famous husbands-- and sometimes changing history
Traveling Tocqueville's America : retracing the 17-state tour that inspired Alexis de Tocqueville's political classic Democracy in America by Anne Bentzel( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
The first ladies of the United States of America by Allida M Black( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
"This special edition was produced to accompany C-SPAN's First Ladies: Influence and Image, an original series exploring America's first ladies, their lives, the times in which they lived, and their effect on the country. The book not only provides a special perspective on national life, but also offers a considered insight into the lives of notable women. The first ladies are brought to life with portraits drawn from the White House collection, as well as public and private collections, by such artists as Gilbert Stuart, Henry Inman, Howard Chandler Christy, and photographer Mathew Brady."--Jacket
Presidential candidates debate : [Sept. 30, 2004] ( visu )
30 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
John Kerry and George W. Bush debate U.S. foreign policy and homeland security in the first presidential debate of the 2004 campaign. Chief among topics covered are the war in Iraq and the U.S. response to terrorism
The White House : inside America's most famous home ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
This feature documentary recounts highlights of American's most famous home, from George Washington's first design decisions to an exclusive tour of the private residence given by the First Lady Laura Bush
The Supreme Court : home to America's highest court ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
In this documentary, you hear directly from all 11 current and retired Supreme Court Justices about the role of the Court, its traditions, and history. Tour the building and see the grand public spaces of this historic building, including the Great Hall and Supreme Court Chamber, and spaces only accessible to the Justices and their staff, such as the Robing Room and the John Marshall dining Room
Road to the White House : [television program] ( visu )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Two journalists review presidential television campaign spots and discuss issues surrounding the 1988 television campaigns of both the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates. Selected television spots from the Bush and Dukakis campaigns are shown
C-SPAN video library : a digital archive of C-SPAN video, created by cable, offered as a public service ( file )
in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
"The C-SPAN Archives records, indexes, and archives all C-SPAN programming for historical, educational, research, and archival uses. Every C-SPAN program aired since 1987, now totaling over 160,000 hours, is contained in the C-SPAN Archives and immediately accessible through the database and electronic archival systems developed and maintained by the C-SPAN Archives. The Archives records all three C-SPAN networks seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day. Programs are extensively indexed making the database of C-SPAN programming an unparalleled chronological resource. Programs are indexed by subject, speaker names, titles, affiliations, sponsors, committees, categories, formats, policy groups, keywords, and location. The congressional sessions and committee hearings are indexed by person with full-text. The video collection can be searched through the online Video Library. All C-SPAN programs since 1993 are digital and can be viewed online for free. Duplicate copies of programs that have aired since 1987 can be obtained and used for education, research, review or home viewing purposes. Proceeds from the sale of these programs help support the operation of the Archives. Some programs are not copyright cleared for sale. The Archives began within the Purdue University School of Liberal Arts in 1987. In July 1998, C-SPAN assumed responsibility for the archival operations and the facilities were moved from the Purdue University campus to the Purdue Research Park in West Lafayette, Indiana. The indexing, abstracting, and cataloging of C-SPAN programs is the responsibility of the C-SPAN Archives staff."--About C-SPAN Video Library page
Sexual harassment hearing compilation by United States( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Compilation of testimony of Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee at the October 1991 Confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Thomas
The Capitol : the most extensive view of our national icon ever recorded for television ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Explores the history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol building from its opening in 1800 through the present
The Oval Office : an historical perspective, 1934-1993 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Brian Lamb interviews various people connected with the Oval Office who provide anecdotes about their experiences with presidents from Kennedy to Reagan involving this room in the White House. These include Pierre Salinger, Michael Deaver, Jack Valenti, Brent Scowcroft, Jody Powell, and Helen Thomas. Interviews with Presidents Clinton and Ford. Rex Scouten, White House curator is also introduced. Richard Norton Smith of the Hoover Presidential Library provides historical perspective on the presidents as they relate to the Oval Office from Roosevelt to the present
Community Service Learning by Colman McCarthy( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Mr. McCarthy talked about teaching conflict resolution and peace studies, as well as the value of public service. Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience
The inauguration of President Barack Obama : January 20, 2009 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Four hours of C-SPAN coverage, between 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM, including the oath of office, inaugural address, congressional luncheon, and interviews with the public on the Mall
Sing Sing Prison ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Tour of Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, New York
Pfiesteria ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Interviews officials of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration during the 1997 outbreak of Pfiesteria in Chesapeake Bay tributaries
Lincoln birthplace ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
"Richard Norton Smith talked about President Abraham Lincoln's birthplace, Sinking Spring Farm, and the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site. Topics included the Lincoln family tenure at the farm and the history of the memorial built there. Mr. Smith responded to questions from members of the bus tour group that he was guiding on an eight-day President Abraham Lincoln bicentennial tour through about 20 Lincoln sites in Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois"--Publisher's website
Jefferson's pillow : the founding fathers and the dilemma of black patriotism by Roger W Wilkins( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Mr. Wilkins expounds on slavery, the founding fathers and African American participation in the history of the United States
The Capitol ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Explores the history, art and architecture of the U.S. Capitol building from its opening in 1800 through the present. Covers both public and private areas
Sundays at eight : 25 years of stories from C-Span's Q & A and Booknotes by Brian Lamb( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
For the last 25 years, Sunday nights at 8pm on C-SPAN has been appointment television for many Americans. During that time, host Brian Lamb has invited people to his Capitol Hill studio for hour-long conversations about contemporary society and history. In today's soundbite culture that hour remains one of television's last vestiges of in-depth, civil conversation. First came C-SPAN's Booknotes in 1989, which by the time it ended in December 2004, was the longest-running author-interview program in American broadcast history. Many of the most notable nonfiction authors of its era were featur
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Alternative Names
C-SPAN (Cable Satellite Public Affairs Network)
Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network
CSPAN (Cable Satellite Public Affairs Network)
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