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C-SPAN feature on Jefferson City to appear July 7-8

‘We try to soak up as much as we can’

Tiffany Rocque, right, a production assistant with C-SPAN, has spent the week in Jefferson City filming historic locations and items. On Wednesday, she filmed as library archivist Mark Schleer and library assistant Ithica Bryant, left, took her on a tour of the archives at Lincoln University.

Tiffany Rocque, right, a production assistant with C-SPAN, has spent the week in Jefferson City filming historic locations and items. On Wednesday, she filmed as library archivist Mark Schleer and library assistant Ithica Bryant, left, took her on a tour of the archives at Lincoln University. Photo by Julie Smith.

Tripod over one shoulder and a backpack over the other, C-SPAN videographer Tiffany Rocque balances her stride with a duffle bag of equipment rolling behind her.

Jefferson City is the 14th city Rocque has been to, recording hours of footage and conducting dozens of interviews for C-SPAN2 BookTV.

“We try to soak up as much as we can and talk to as many people as we can,” Rocque said. “People are always willing to share their stories.”

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Watch it

Jefferson City Weekend on CSPAN2’s BookTV and C-SPAN3’s American History TV will be July 7-8. The segments compiled from this week’s visit by the Local Content Vehicle project will play throughout the two days, as well as all together at 11 a.m. July 7 and 4 p.m. July 8.

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