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Area students get tour of C-SPAN bus

Posted at 11:26 PM, Feb 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-09 00:31:30-05

The interactive, award-winning C-SPAN bus was in Corpus Christi today during its “Southern Swing” tour.

Today, students at Roy Miller High School got a tour of the high-tech didactic tool on wheels.  The bus was also at TAMU-CC today and at Ray High School yesterday.

The 45-foot customized bus teaches visitors about C-SPAN’s in-depth coverage of the American political process through interactive kiosks and demonstrations. Bus visitors will also be invited to share their thoughts on what it means to be an American for C-SPAN’s “Voices from the Road” project.

Aboard the high-tech, interactive C-SPAN Bus students found:

  • Access to an exclusive interactive experience available on 11 large-screen tablets featuring C-SPAN programming and myriad of political and educational resources
  • A smart TV and classroom area for conversations with students and teachers
  • A high-definition TV production studio for taped and live programming
  • A 360-degree video station featuring C-SPAN’s unfiltered coverage of high-profile events and insightful, behind-the-scenes tours of U.S. landmarks
  • A D.C.-themed selfie station where visitors can share their Bus experiences through social media

In Corpus Christi, C-SPAN programming is provided by Spectrum as a commercial-free public service and can be seen on channels 42 and 226; C-SPAN2 on channels 67 and 226; and C-SPAN3 on channel 227 and on the web at