BackStory Guys on Pres. Inauguration

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Faculty: Brian Balogh , Peter S. Onuf

 This Weekend on CNN: BackStory

BackStory's American History Guys are in Washington this weekend for a live 11:00 am show, Saturday, on "Inaugurations in American History" at the National Museum of American History. The program is being cablecast and webcast by C-SPAN3's American History TV and also being covered by Voice of America Television News.

But the media coverage does not stop there:CNN has now scheduled three live, nationally broadcast interviews withBackStory's hosts, Peter Onuf, Ed Ayers, and Brian Balogh.

All three Guys will be interviewed on presidential history and inaugurations by CNN's Kate Bolduan and John Berman between 4:00 and 5:00 PM on Saturday the 19th.

Bolduan and Berman will also interview Ed Ayers on the symbolism and use of the Bible during presidential inaugurations, during the 5 o'clock hour on Sunday the 20th.

And between 7:00 and 8:00 PM that same evening, the Guys will pick up on the history of presidencies and inaugurations during another live broadcast from the National Mall with CNN hosts John King and Erin Burnett


Tune in and enjoy these unique opportunities to see the BackStory Guys in freewheeling conversations with CNN's hosts.

About BackStory

A program of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH), BackStory with the American History Guys is public radio’s contemporary take on American history, a national, weekly one-hour show and a podcast.

BackStory brings historical perspective to daily events, moving from today’s headlines to drill down into U.S. history in an engaging and accessible way. Each week the American History Guys—Brian, Ed, and Peter—plumb the connections between present and past, spanning three centuries of American history. They offer lively, non-partisan conversation, a surprising exploration of ideas, events, and their continuing impact on us.

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