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    Q&A with Leo Damrosch

    Leo Damrosch talked about his book Tocqueville’s Discovery of America (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010). He followed Alexis de Tocqueville’s nine-month travels throughout the…

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    Book Discussion on Tocqueville on American Character

    Mr. Ledeen talked about his book Tocqueville on American Character, published by St. Martin’s Press. Based on Alexis de Tocqueville’s reflections in the…

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    Book Discussion on Democracy in America

    Political philosopher Professor Mansfield talked about his translation of Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America, published by the University of Chicago Press. Professor…

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    Book Discussion on Tocqueville on American Character

    Panel members discussed Mr. Ledeen’s book Tocqueville on American Character, published
    by St. Martin’s Press. The book examines Alexis de Tocqueville’s…

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    Book Discussion on Traveling Tocqueville's America

    Ms. Bentzel and Mr. Farkas discussed C-SPAN’s publication, Traveling Tocqueville’s America, which retraced C-SPAN’s 17-state tour, inspired by…

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    Traveling Tocqueville's America Video

    This narrated video shows a C-SPAN School Bus tour in 1997-1998, retracing the journey of Alexis de Tocqueville through the U.S. and Canada in 1831-1832. It was after his journey that…

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    U.S. Politics

    Mr. Barone talked about contemporary American politics and trends which are taking place and how they reflect the writings of Alexis de Tocqueville. Following his prepared…

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    Open Phones

    Mr. Dabney and Mr. Debs talked about their experiences in Paris as winners of the Tocqueville teachers contest. Then audience members talked about current news stories of…

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    Tocqueville Contest Winners

    The winners of C-SPAN’s Tocqueville contest appeared in the Washington Journal studio. They talked about the inspiration for their winning entries and responded to audience…

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    Conversation on Democracy

    Scholars and public figures talked about Alexis de Tocqueville and the impact his book, Democracy in America, has had on the political discourse of the United States over the…

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    Tocqueville Discussion

    Dr. Kammen talked about Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America and what the book means to the nation and why it is still cited as an important work in modern times. He…

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    Tocqueville Contest Winners

    Some of the winning entries in the Tocqueville contest were profiled and several winners talked about their entries by telephone.

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    Congress in the 19th Century

    Mr. Smock discussed the U.S. Congress and its characteristics during the time of Tocqueville’s visit to Washington, DC in January 1832.

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    Tocqueville Interpretation

    Mr. Lynch, who has acted as a Tocqueville interpreter, discussed his experiences on the C-SPAN School Bus and presentations to students.

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    Military and Democracy

    Tocqueville and Beaumont visited Norfolk, Virginia while on their way to Washington, D.C. in January 1832. While there, they were impressed by the U.S. naval ability. Admiral Holder,…

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    Tocqueville and Education

    Tocqueville and Beaumont visited Columbia, South Carolina in January 1832. Dean Graham talked about the importance of education, especially higher education, in the U.S. He also took…

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    Theater and Democracy

    Tocqueville and Beaumont visited Augusta in January 1832 on their way to Washington, D.C. Mr. Easterbrook talked about Tocqueville’s impressions of early U.S. theater and his…

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    Tocqueville in Milledgeville

    Tocqueville and Beaumont visited Milledgeville, Georgia, which was the state capital of Georgia at the time, in January 1832. Ms. Ramirez and Mr. Henderson talked about their…

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    African-American Churches and Democracy

    Tocqueville and Beaumont visited Macon, Georgia on their way to Washington, DC in January 1832. Rev. Lett talked about Tocqueville’s comments on U.S. religion and the role of…

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    Justice System in Small Towns

    Tocqueville and Beaumont visited Knoxville, Georgia while on their way to Washington, DC in January 1832. Judge Culpepper and Mr. Mincey talked about Tocqueville’s perceptions of…

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