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C-SPAN bus rolls into Capital Region with treasure trove of political history

October 29, 2018 01:17 PM

All-aboard the C-SPAN bus. Some Capital Region students are getting an up close and educational view of the rolling studio. It's part of C-SPAN's "50 Capitals Tour."

Albany is the final stop on the tour.

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Kids and teachers can get access to and see 240,000 documented hours of coverage. The idea is to engage teachers, students and community members with an interactive experience on multiple platforms.

On board the bus are large screen tablets, a production studio and even a selfie station.

"We're a source for you. So if you like to do your own research, if you like to look up your elected officials and see how they vote on issues or even find out who they are – you can come to C-SPAN. We have all of that information for you – and you can make your own informed decision," explained Jenae Green with C-SPAN.

The bus has traveled across the country since 1993.

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