C-SPAN to feature Fayetteville in 2018 Cities Tour

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Fayetteville’s about to get even more famous.

Last month, it was announced that True Detective will be set and filmed in the city. This month, C-SPAN is coming to town.

C-SPAN will be at the Fayetteville Public Library on Monday, Jan. 8 to film television segments detailing Fayetteville’s history and non-fiction literary life as part of their 2018 Cities Tour. The segments will air Feb. 3-4 on C-SPAN 2 and C-SPAN 3, respectively, on the Book TV and American History television programs.

From a press release issued Friday.

In conjunction with its cable partner, Cox Communications, C-SPAN producers will reveal the stories and segments that will be explored by the national network. During their time in Fayetteville, C-SPAN producers will visit various literary and historic sites, interview local historians and non-fiction authors and conduct educational and community outreach in the area. The event keynote speaker is author Randall Bennett Woods, who will discuss his book, Prisoners of Hope: Lyndon B. Johnson, the Great Society, and the Limits of Liberalism and take questions from the audience.

For more information, visit the C-SPAN Cities Tour website.