Experience C-SPAN’S Campaign 2012 Bus August 14

The C-SPAN Campaign 2012 Bus will stop at the Waukegan Public Library on Tuesday, August 14th from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm on its “Road to the White House” tour, named after C-SPAN’s signature political program. The tour is in Chicago on August 14th and August 15th in different locations around the area.

TheCampaign 2012 Bus travels the country to promote and enhance C-SPAN’s extensive resources and political coverage by stopping at major political events such as candidate debates and speeches in early primary states and meeting with voters on the campaign trail.  Additionally, the Bus will tour state capitals, visit community events, and host students and teachers around the nation, giving them an inside look at C-SPAN’s comprehensive educational and political resources. 

“With the presidential campaign heating up, this is a great time for C-SPAN to hit the road with the Campaign 2012 Bus,” said Jessica Lindquist, C-SPAN Marketing Representative.  “C-SPAN offers a variety of public affairs programming and resources for educators, students, first-time voters, and the general public.  We hope they come on board and check out our interactive, Campaign 2012 Bus.”

Visitors will learn about the following programming and resources via HD TVs, touch screen computers, laptops, and mobile devices:

C-SPAN’s Campaign 2012 website, including video of candidates and campaign events, information on key state races and the electoral college and ways to follow the social media related to the campaign

C-SPAN’s in-depth public affairs event coverage

C-SPAN’s web offerings, including archived video going back to 1987 through C-SPAN’s vast Video Library and Congressional Chronicle

Many ways to connect with C-SPAN on the go including Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, YouTube, XM Radio, and iPhone and Blackberry apps