Norman to be in National Spotlighton
C-SPAN reveals Norman history and highlights authors during week-long visit
C-SPAN is visiting Norman, March 4-7, to feature the history and non-fiction literary life of the city on the cable network’s non-fiction book channel Book TV (on C-SPAN2) and history channel American History TV (on C-SPAN3).
In conjunction with its cable partner, Cox Communications, C-SPAN producers will visit various literary and historic sites, interview local historians and non-fiction authors and conduct educational and community outreach in the area.
Local segments recorded during the week of March 4-7 will air on Book TV (on C-SPAN2; Cox Communications channel 127) and American History TV (on C-SPAN3; Cox Communications channel 128) on April 7-8 during a special feature Norman weekend.
- Media welcome on shoot locations. C-SPAN producers available for in-studio and on-location interviews.
Norman programming highlights include:
- Interview with Mayor Lynne Miller
American History TV (on C-SPAN3) programming highlights:
- Hall of Ancient Life - Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
- Moore-Lindsay House
- History of Political Campaign Ads - Julian Kanter P. Political Commercial Archive
- Political Notables Special Collection – Carl Albert Center Congressional and Political Collections
- National Weather Center
- Tour of the city with Andy Rieger
Book TV (on C-SPAN2) programming highlights:
- Karlos Hill, Beyond the Rope: The Impact of Lynching on Black Culture and Memory
- Kyle Harper, Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire
- RC Davis, In Mestizos Come Home!
- Rilla Askew, Most American: Notes from a Wounded Place
- Sarah Eppler Janda, Prairie Power: Student Activism, Counterculture, and Backlash in Oklahoma, 1962- 1972
- Western History Collections – University of Oklahoma Libraries
C-SPAN’s 2018 Cities Tour takes Book TV and American History TV on the road. Book TV (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 Norman will air throughout a Norman special feature weekend April 7-8--literary programming on Book TV (on C-SPAN2, Cox Communications channel 127) and history programming on American History TV (on C-SPAN3, Cox Communications channel 128). C-SPAN is available in Norman on Cox Communications channels 126, 849 HD.