Rep. Scott Peters’ live stream via the Periscope app became a primary source for people wanting to watch the House Democrats’ gun control sit-in. Here, it shows Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., speaking on the House floor. C-SPAN, the network that broadcasts House activities, lost its official feed when the House cameras were turned off. But it eventually tapped into Peters’ Periscope feed for its broadcasts.
Rep. Scott Peters’ live stream via the Periscope app became a primary source for people wanting to watch the House Democrats’ gun control sit-in. Here, it shows Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., speaking on the House floor. C-SPAN, the network that broadcasts House activities, lost its official feed when the House cameras were turned off. But it eventually tapped into Peters’ Periscope feed for its broadcasts. Rep. Scott Peters AP
Rep. Scott Peters’ live stream via the Periscope app became a primary source for people wanting to watch the House Democrats’ gun control sit-in. Here, it shows Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., speaking on the House floor. C-SPAN, the network that broadcasts House activities, lost its official feed when the House cameras were turned off. But it eventually tapped into Peters’ Periscope feed for its broadcasts. Rep. Scott Peters AP

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June 23, 2016 7:52 PM