The cable television station C-SPAN will air its Cities Tour segments showcasing Independence this weekend. A C-SPAN crew spent a couple days in October filming around Independence.

The Book TV Independence segments airs at 11 a.m. Saturday on C-SPAN2 (Comcast channel 104) and features interviews with local authors, a special collections piece with the National Frontier Trails Museum and more. The American History TV Independence segment airs at 1 p.m. Sunday on C-SPAN3 (Comcast channel 105) and features the city's history, including the 1859 Jail and Marshal’s Home and the National Frontier Trails Museum.

– Examiner staff