C-SPAN’s state-of-the-art, 45-foot customized motor coach travels to Cheyenne on May 2 and May 3 as part of C-SPAN’s “50 Capitals Tour.”
Partnering with Spectrum to engage teachers, students, community members and elected officials through interactive demonstrations of C-SPAN’s multiplatform public service resources, the C-SPAN Bus will welcome visitors at events over two days. On Wednesday, parked outside the Capitol building, C-SPAN will host Governor Mead aboard the Bus for a taped interview for our signature morning call-in program,Washington Journal.
The C-SPAN Bus embarked on a “50 Capitals Tour” in September 2017 and is heading to every U.S. state capital, culminating in November 2018 for the 25th anniversary of the Bus program. Throughout this 14-month tour, the C-SPAN Bus will open its doors at each state capitol to welcome visitors and interview elected officials during Washington Journal. C-SPAN Representatives will also gather video responses from visitors as part of its “Voices from the States” – an opportunity for visitors to share viewpoints on state issues and what they think Washington leaders should do to address local concerns.
Public & Press are Invited!
Thursday, May 3
9:00 AM-11 AM St. Mary’s Catholic School
Noon- 2:00 PM Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce
“Spectrum is thrilled that C-SPAN is continuing their long tradition of visiting communities across America to share their political and educational resources,” said Adam Falk, SVP of State Government Affairs for Charter Communications. We’re particularly proud to partner with C-SPAN along their ’50 Capitals Tour’ featuring Wyoming and the issues we find most important. We look forward to Cheyenne residents and local leaders stepping aboard to experience all that C-SPAN has to offer.”
Visitors will learn about C-SPAN Classroom, a free online educational resource, and C-SPAN’s extensive online Video Library. C-SPAN has archived its programming since 1987, and the library now contains more than 235,000 hours of searchable public affairs content for viewing, research and education purposes.
In Cheyenne, C-SPAN programming is provided by Spectrum as a commercial-free public service and can be seen on channel 14 and HD 617; C-SPAN2 on channel 21 and HD 618 and C-SPAN3 on channel 71, 113 and HD 619 and on the web at C-SPAN.org. Funding for C-SPAN operations, including Bus visits, is provided by cable and satellite TV providers.
Media can access photos and videos of the new C-SPAN Bus online here for reporting purposes. Fans can follow the adventures of the C-SPAN Bus on Twitter and Instagram @
cspanbus and online at C-SPAN.org/community.