Press release from C-SPAN:
C-SPAN is visiting Asheville, NC March 18-21 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 Spectrum 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 Asheville segments recorded March 18-21 will air April 21-22.
- Media welcome on shoot locations. C-SPAN producers available for in-studio and on-location interviews
Asheville programming highlights include:
Interview with Mayor Esther Manheimer
Interview with State Senator Terry Van Duyn
American History TV (on C-SPAN3) programming highlights:
- Biltmore Estate
- Hood Huggers Tours
- Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove
- History of the Grove Park Inn
- Warren Wilson College Mountain Music Collection
Book TV (on C-SPAN2) programming highlights:
- Thomas Wolfe Memorial State Historic Site
- Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site
- F. Scott Fitzgerald and the Grove Park Inn
- Denise Kiernan, “The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II”
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 Asheville will air throughout a special Asheville feature weekend April 21-22–literary programming on Book TV (on C-SPAN2, Spectrum channel 226) and history programming on American History TV (on C-SPAN3, Spectrum channel 227). C-SPAN is available in Asheville on Spectrum channels 6, 37, and 225.