C-SPAN BUS IN MEMPHIS ON JAN. 17,
-SPAN Bus partners with Comcast for winter tour --
(Jan. 14, 2014)
students will have the opportunity to learn about C-SPAN’s programs
and resources on Friday, Jan. 17 by stepping aboard the
during a stop on its winter tour in partnership with Comcast.
Bus, now in its 21st year on the road, will be at three
Memphis-area schools and other locations helping to inform
communities about the public affairs network’s ongoing First
Ladies feature series. It is visiting cities, schools and
universities across the country, promoting C-SPAN’s educational and
political resources for students, teachers and community members
along the way.
8:50 a.m.: Whitehaven
High School, 4851 Elvis Presley Blvd,
Memphis, TN 38116
a.m. – 11:30 a.m.:
Immaculate Conception High School, 1725 Central Avenue,
Memphis, TN 38104
– 1:30 p.m.:
Soulsville Charter High School, 1115
College Street, Memphis, TN 38106
winter, the Bus tour will coincide with the finale of the series
First Ladies: Influence & Image, which airs
every Monday night at 9 p.m. EST on
C-SPAN. For more information on the series, visit
the C-SPAN Bus, visitors can learn about First Ladies and the
network’s other programming and resources through interactive
public affairs coverage and educational outreach
quizzes on C-SPAN and the three branches of government
devices demonstrating Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, YouTube, Tout,
XM Radio and mobile apps
cameras and production equipment demonstrating C-SPAN’s capability
to produce public affairs programming aboard the Bus
C-SPAN also provides a unique way to experience public affairs
where you can access over 200,000 hours of political and
governmental footage dating back to 1987.
March 2014, C-SPAN will have aired
35 years of complete coverage of the House of Representatives.
to C-SPAN’s public affairs programming on the C-SPAN Networks,
C-SPAN Radio, and c-span.org. In Memphis, C-SPAN can be seen on
channel 6 HD 1125 and 748; C-SPAN2 on channel 84 and 104; and
C-SPAN3 on channel 217.
by the cable TV industry and broadcast in 100 million households,
C-SPAN presents three public affairs television networks in both SD
and HD; C- SPAN Radio, heard in Washington D.C. and nationwide via
XM Satellite Radio; and a video-rich website that hosts live and
archived C-SPAN video. Visit c-span.org for coverage and schedules.