Friday, February 07, 2014
From the Linn-Henley Basement to the World
On Sunday, February 9, C-SPAN television will feature the Birmingham Public Library’s Department of Archives and Manuscripts on its American Artifacts series. C-SPAN draws 47 million viewers each week on all major U.S. cable networks and in 90 countries around the world.
American Artifacts takes viewers into archives, museums, and historic sites to see items from history and explore the stories behind those items.
The program will air at 7:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m., and 9:00 p.m. on C-SPAN3 and will be available on the C-SPAN website.
For more information on the American Artifacts series and to view previous episodes visit http://series.c-span.org/History/American-Artifacts.
By Tressa at February 07, 2014
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