Monday, July 27-C-SPAN Bus Coming To OC

OCEAN CITY – The C-SPAN Civics Bus is on the road across the nation and including a stop in Ocean City tomorrow afternoon.

The 45-foot mobile production studio and demonstration center is visiting schools and other community venues to share C-SPAN’s education and civic resources with students, teachers and civics-minded people across the country.

During its visit to Ocean City, the bus will travel to the Convention Center parking lot. Residents will be able to take tours of the bus from 4-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28. While on board, staff will also be conducting interviews with residents on what they are reading this summer.

With a new exterior design and interior features that include the latest television production equipment, the C-SPAN Civics Bus allows visitors the chance to tour the bus and learn about the many resources C-SPAN offers, including the network’s education website, C-SPAN Classroom, a free membership service for educators with downloadable video clips; the C-SPAN Video library; and C-SPAN’s television coverage of the new administration.

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