C-SPAN's Campaign 2012 Bus to Stop at Mount Ida College on its “Road to the White House” Tour
September 8, 2011
WASHINGTON – C-SPAN is pleased to announce that Mount Ida College in Newton, Massachusetts will be one of the first stops for C-SPAN’s Campaign 2012 Bus, on its “Road to the White House” Tour, named after C-SPAN’s signature political program. Students, faculty and staff of Mount Ida College will tour the state-of-the art education program bus on Friday, September 9, 2011 from 9:30 AM until 12:00PM.
The Campaign 2012 Bus travels the country to promote and enhance C-SPAN’s extensive resources and political coverage by stopping at major political events, such as candidate debates and speeches in early primary states and meeting with voters on the campaign trail. Additionally, the Bus will tour state capitals, visit community events, and host students and teachers around the nation, giving them an inside look at C-SPAN’s comprehensive educational and political resources.
The Mount Ida College community will learn about the following C-SPAN programming on the Campaign 2012 Bus via HD TVs, touch screen computers, laptops, and mobile devices:
- C-SPAN’s in-depth public affairs event coverage;
- C-SPAN’s web offerings, including archived video going back to 1987 through C-SPAN’s vast Video Library and Congressional Chronicle; and
- Learning how to connect with C-SPAN on the go via Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, YouTube, XM Radio, and iPhone and Blackberry apps.
What: C-SPAN’s Campaign 2012 Bus makes a stop at Mount Ida College
Where: Mount Ida College, 777 Dedham Street, Newton, MA at the Lower Field
When: Friday, September 9, 2011 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Local C-SPAN Access: In Newton, C-SPAN is available on Channel 44, C-SPAN 2 on Channel 247 and C-SPAN 3 on Channel 249. Follow the “Road to the White House” with C-SPAN’s political coverage on the C-SPAN networks, C-SPAN Radio, and www.c-span.org.
About “Road to the White House”
Launched in 1988, C-SPAN’s signature political program, “Road to the White House,” features regular coverage of the candidates, issues and events that shape presidential politics. C-SPAN’s 2012 election Web site, www.c-span.org/Campaign2012, is a one-stop resource of presidential election coverage and includes streaming video of announcement speeches and candidate events, schedule information and related resources.
Created by the cable TV industry and now in over 100 million TV households, C-SPAN programs three public affairs television networks in both SD and HD; C- SPAN Radio, heard in Washington DC and nationwide via XM Satellite Radio; and a video- rich website which hosts the C-SPAN Video Library. Visit http://www.c-span.org/.