Mayo Clinic — Brothers William and Charlie Mayo founded the clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, in 1889. Learn about the origins of Mayo and how it grew to become a world-renown medical facility.
Reach: C-SPAN (Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network), created in 1979 as a private, non-profit service of the cable industry, is a network dedicated to 24-hour a day public affairs programming.
Additional coverage:C-SPAN (Mayowood), C-SPAN (History of Medicine Library), C-SPAN(Dr. W. Bruce Fye Book Collection), C-SPAN (Women of Mayo), C-SPAN (Sisters of St. Francis), C-SPAN(Justice Harry Blackmun).
Post-Bulletin, Rochester gets some C-SPAN love
Context: C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Rochester, Minnesota, from March 16-22, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
Contact: Heather Carlson