Louisville will be highlighted on C-SPAN this weekend; with C-SPAN2's Book TV programming on Saturday at noon, and C-SPAN3's American History TV (AHTV), programming on Sunday at 5 p.m.
With the cooperation of C-SPAN’s local Time Warner cable partners, C-SPAN2's Book TV and C-SPAN3's American History TV will explore the literary culture, and history of Kentucky's largest city on August 3rd and 4th.
Highlighted below is the Louisville programming that will air throughout this weekend. In addition to having the below pieces sprinkled in throughout the weekend on the respective networks, both AHTV and BOOK TV will have a block of programming where all of the respective Louisville pieces for their networks will air.
C-SPAN2’s Book TV - SATURDAY, AUGUST 4th at 12 pm:
C-SPAN3’s American History TV (AHTV) – SUNDAY, AUGUST 5th at 5 pm:
FULL DISCLOSURE: The McAdam homestead is located on what once was the Hayfield slave plantation. Back in 1841, when young Abe Lincoln visited his friend Joshua Speed, over at Farmington plantation, David Ward’s Hayfield would have been the Speed’s “next-door” neighbor. It is more than likely that Abe and Josh, while riding around the neighborhood that summer, would have stopped at the Hayfield springhouse for a cool drink of water. Our house was built on top of that old springhouse, and, while we will probably not be featured in the C-SPAN series, that pretty much explains why we get so much water in our basement.
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