C-SPAN hosts Albany Weekend programing

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ALBANY, N.Y. – C-SPAN's Albany Weekend starts Saturday, and NEWS10 has provided the list of programming below.

C-SPAN2's Book TV – Saturday, Dec. 8 at 12 p.m.

Book TV features include:

  • The New York State Writers institute
  • The New York Talking book and Braille library
  • The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza
  • “O” Albany with author Williams Kennedy
  • SUNY Albany Library Special Collections – Death Penalty books and artifacts collection
  • Author Sally Friedman on “Dilemmas of Representation: Local Politics, National Factors, and the Home Styles of Modern US Congress Members”
  • Author Jack Casey on “Kateri Tekakwitha: Lily of the Mohawks
  • Author and Port Commissioner of Albany, Robert Cross talks about “Shepherds of the Sea”

C-SPAN3's American History TV (AHTV) – Sunday Dec. 9 at 5 p.m.

AHTV features include:

  • The historic New York State Capitol Building
  • The September 11th Exhibit at the NY State Museum
  • Early American Documents, including the correspondence of Benedict Arnold that proved him a traitor
  • Abraham Lincoln's preliminary Emancipation Proclamation
  • The USS Slater
  • Shaker religious in the U.S. as Albany Shaker Heritage Society and historic site is visited
  • The Dutch influence on the founding and culture of New York
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