C-SPAN Will Document Palm Springs History, Literary Life

Network will air stories during special Palm Springs weekend, June 1-2

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C-SPAN will be coming to Palm Springs for a week-long visit to record and feature the city’s history and literary life.

The cable channel is expected to arrive May 6.

The stories will later be shown on non-fiction book channel BookTV (on C-SPAN2) and history channel American History TV (on C-SPAN3) during C-SPAN’s special Palm Springs weekend, June 1-2. C-SPAN is available in Palm Springs on Time Warner Cable channel 10.

In partnership with Time Warner Cable, C-SPAN’s 2013 Cities Tour has taken Book TV and American History TV on the road. C-SPAN2 and C-SPAN3 are featuring the literary life and history of each of these selected cities during special weekends on the public affairs network.

So far, the C-SPAN team has visited Santa Fe, NM; Albuquerque, NM, Alexandria, Va.; Mesa, Ariz.; Virginia Beach, Va.; Yuma, Ariz., and Columbia, S.C.

Working with Time Warner, C-SPAN’s producing team will take specially outfitted Local Content Vehicles into Palm Springs, visiting various literary and historic sites to interview local historians, authors and civic leaders over the week.

For more information, visit the LCV website.

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