Polk's Presidency

Professor Johannsen talked about the career of President Polk and why he has consistently been labeled by historians as a “near… read more

Professor Johannsen talked about the career of President Polk and why he has consistently been labeled by historians as a “near great” president. He talked about Polk’s nomination by the Democratic party as a dark horse candidate elected on the ninth round of balloting, his view on abolition, his Jacksonian views and policies, the addition of Oregon and Texas to the Union, and the Mexican War. After his remarks he answered questions from the audience. close

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Polk's Presidency

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Program ID:
120368-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Fremont, Ohio, United States
First Aired:
May 24, 1999
Last Aired:
Apr 25, 2004

Airing Details

  • May 24, 1999 | 8:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 28, 1999 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 29, 1999 | 5:25am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 03, 1999 | 2:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 24, 1999 | 1:24am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 26, 1999 | 12:26pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 02, 2000 | 6:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 03, 2000 | 2:39am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 23, 2002 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • May 08, 2002 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 08, 2002 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 13, 2002 | 11:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 14, 2002 | 7:41am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 08, 2002 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 09, 2002 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 29, 2002 | 11:10pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 30, 2002 | 7:40am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 01, 2002 | 11:10pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 02, 2002 | 7:40am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 03, 2002 | 11:10am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 03, 2002 | 7:40pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 31, 2002 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2003 | 6:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 05, 2003 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 05, 2003 | 6:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 21, 2003 | 11:10pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 22, 2003 | 7:40am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 26, 2003 | 7:40pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 22, 2003 | 11:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 27, 2003 | 11:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 27, 2003 | 7:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 27, 2003 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 27, 2003 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 30, 2003 | 11:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 31, 2003 | 8:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 31, 2003 | 11:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 31, 2003 | 8:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 20, 2004 | 11:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2004 | 7:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 25, 2004 | 11:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 25, 2004 | 7:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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