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C-SPAN (Television network)

Works: 6,373 works in 7,303 publications in 2 languages and 18,415 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographies  Guidebooks  Tours  Documentary films  Portraits  Public affairs television programs  History  Public service television programs  Video catalogs 
Roles: Editor, Producer, Originator, Publisher
Classifications: E176.2, 973.099
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Most widely held works by C-SPAN (Television network)
Who's buried in Grant's tomb? : a tour of presidential gravesites by Brian Lamb( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who's Buried in Grant's Tomb? provides a guide to all 41 presidential gravesites, including sites selected for living presidents. Each chapter focuses on one president and includes birth and death dates the time, place, and cause of death final words location of the gravesite and price of admission. Photos of each gravesite and original oil portraits of each president supplement the narrative, which tells about the circumstances of each man's death, funeral services, and last wishes
First ladies : presidential historians on the lives of 45 iconic American women by Susan Swain( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look inside the personal life of every first lady in American history, based on original interviews with major historians for C-SPAN's yearlong history series, First Ladies: Influence and Image. This book provides an up-close historical look at these fascinating women who survived the scrutiny of the White House, sometimes at great personal cost, while supporting their families and famous husbands-- and sometimes changing history
The presidents : noted historians rank America's best--and worst--chief executives by Brian Lamb( Book )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a complete ranking of United States presidents from best to worst based on their leadership skills, moral authority, and ability to persuade the public
Traveling Tocqueville's America : retracing the 17-state tour that inspired Alexis de Tocqueville's political classic Democracy in America by Anne Bentzel( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont's travels in America in 1831-32 have been retold by C-SPAN. For nine months, the cable TV network retraced the Frenchmen's journey, featuring programming from cities along the route."--BOOK JACKET. "Now the Tocqueville rediscovery continues with the publication of this unique guide-book. Comprising 47 brief chapters covering cities and small towns that Tocqueville visited, the book allows readers to hear Tocqueville's words while following in his footsteps."--BOOK JACKET. "Chapters include descriptions of cities and towns, excerpts of what Tocqueville wrote about them, accounts of what Tocqueville and Beaumont did there and details about sights that can be seen today. The book provides telephone numbers and addresses of visitors bureaus, general directions and comparisons of the towns as they are today with what they were like in Tocqueville's era."--BOOK JACKET. "Traveling Tocqueville's America is the perfect companion for armchair traveler and tourist alike."--BOOK JACKET
The first ladies of the United States of America by Allida M Black( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This special edition was produced to accompany C-SPAN's First Ladies: Influence and Image, an original series exploring America's first ladies, their lives, the times in which they lived, and their effect on the country. The book not only provides a special perspective on national life, but also offers a considered insight into the lives of notable women. The first ladies are brought to life with portraits drawn from the White House collection, as well as public and private collections, by such artists as Gilbert Stuart, Henry Inman, Howard Chandler Christy, and photographer Mathew Brady."--Jacket
Presidential candidates debate : [Sept. 30, 2004]( Visual )

33 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Kerry and George W. Bush debate U.S. foreign policy and homeland security in the first presidential debate of the 2004 campaign. Chief among topics covered are the war in Iraq and the U.S. response to terrorism
The Supreme Court : home to America's highest court( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this documentary, you hear directly from all 11 current and retired Supreme Court Justices about the role of the Court, its traditions, and history. Tour the building and see the grand public spaces of this historic building, including the Great Hall and Supreme Court Chamber, and spaces only accessible to the Justices and their staff, such as the Robing Room and the John Marshall dining Room
Road to the White House : campaign USA '92( Visual )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two journalists review presidential television campaign spots and discuss issues surrounding the 1988 television campaigns of both the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates. Selected television spots from the Bush and Dukakis campaigns are shown
C-SPAN video library : a digital archive of C-SPAN video, created by cable, offered as a public service( )

in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The C-SPAN Archives records, indexes, and archives all C-SPAN programming for historical, educational, research, and archival uses. Every C-SPAN program aired since 1987, now totaling over 160,000 hours, is contained in the C-SPAN Archives and immediately accessible through the database and electronic archival systems developed and maintained by the C-SPAN Archives. The Archives records all three C-SPAN networks seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day. Programs are extensively indexed making the database of C-SPAN programming an unparalleled chronological resource. Programs are indexed by subject, speaker names, titles, affiliations, sponsors, committees, categories, formats, policy groups, keywords, and location. The congressional sessions and committee hearings are indexed by person with full-text. The video collection can be searched through the online Video Library. All C-SPAN programs since 1993 are digital and can be viewed online for free. Duplicate copies of programs that have aired since 1987 can be obtained and used for education, research, review or home viewing purposes. Proceeds from the sale of these programs help support the operation of the Archives. Some programs are not copyright cleared for sale. The Archives began within the Purdue University School of Liberal Arts in 1987. In July 1998, C-SPAN assumed responsibility for the archival operations and the facilities were moved from the Purdue University campus to the Purdue Research Park in West Lafayette, Indiana. The indexing, abstracting, and cataloging of C-SPAN programs is the responsibility of the C-SPAN Archives staff."--About C-SPAN Video Library page
The White House : inside America's most famous home( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This feature documentary recounts highlights of American's most famous home, from George Washington's first design decisions to an exclusive tour of the private residence given by the First Lady Laura Bush
Sexual harassment hearing compilation by United States( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of testimony of Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee at the October 1991 Confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Thomas
The Capitol : the most extensive view of our national icon ever recorded for television( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol building from its opening in 1800 through the present
The Capitol( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history, art and architecture of the U.S. Capitol building from its opening in 1800 through the present. Covers both public and private areas
Trial of Hamlet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a mock trial, the title character of Shakespeare's "Hamlet" is tried for the murder of the king's attendant, Polonius. The purpose of the trial is to determine Hamlet's mental state at the time of the murder. Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy presides over the trial, which is preceded by a juror conference. The two witnesses answer questions about Hamlet's mental state by referring to the "transcript" by Shakespeare. At the conclusion of the proceeding, Justice Kennedy discusses trial strategy with the attorneys and takes questions from the audience
Constitutional relevance of foreign court decisions( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Justices Antonin Scalia and Stephen Breyer spoke of the relevance of foreign law for American Constitutional adjudication, including the use of foreign court precedents in deciding U.S. constitutional cases and whether the United States should consider shifting world standards on social and moral issues such as the death penalty
The Oval Office : an historical perspective, 1934-1993( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brian Lamb interviews various people connected with the Oval Office who provide anecdotes about their experiences with presidents from Kennedy to Reagan involving this room in the White House. These include Pierre Salinger, Michael Deaver, Jack Valenti, Brent Scowcroft, Jody Powell, and Helen Thomas. Interviews with Presidents Clinton and Ford. Rex Scouten, White House curator is also introduced. Richard Norton Smith of the Hoover Presidential Library provides historical perspective on the presidents as they relate to the Oval Office from Roosevelt to the present
Jefferson's pillow : the founding fathers and the dilemma of black patriotism by Roger W Wilkins( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Wilkins expounds on slavery, the founding fathers and African American participation in the history of the United States
Sing Sing Prison( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tour of Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, New York
Catalog by Public Affairs Video Archives( )

in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains index to the educational and research archives of C-SPAN programming
The inauguration of President Barack Obama : January 20, 2009( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four hours of C-SPAN coverage, between 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM, including the oath of office, inaugural address, congressional luncheon, and interviews with the public on the Mall
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Who's buried in Grant's tomb? : a tour of presidential gravesites
Traveling Tocqueville's America : retracing the 17-state tour that inspired Alexis de Tocqueville's political classic Democracy in AmericaFounding father : how C-SPAN's Brian Lamb changed politics in America
Alternative Names

C-SPAN (Cable Satellite Public Affairs Network)

C-SPAN Canal de televisión estadounidense por cable y satélite

C-SPAN US-amerikanischer Fernsehsender

C-SPAN usona televidkanalo

C-SPAN америчка кабловска и сателитска телевизијска мрежа

C-SPAN мережа кабельного та супутникового телебачення США

C-SPAN 合衆国議会を中心に、政治専門に扱うアメリカのケーブルテレビ。C-SPAN(Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network)。

Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network

CSPAN (Cable Satellite Public Affairs Network)



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