Life Portrait of James Madison
In the fourth in a series on American presidents, James Madison’s life and career were discussed. Mr. Rakove talked about… read more
In the fourth in a series on American presidents, James Madison’s life and career were discussed. Mr. Rakove talked about Madison’s childhood and his education. He took calls from viewers. Ms. Mullins talked about Madison and Montpelier. The gazebo and other aspects of his home, Montpelier, were shown.
Ms. Shulman talked about Dolley Madison and President Madison and their ceremonial roles with foreign dignitaries. She also described the appearance, personality and life of Dolley Madison. They took calls from viewers. Mr. Franz talked about James Madison High School and what the students know about Madison. Ms. Lewis spoke about the archeological research in progress in Dolley Madison’s bedroom. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Frank Franz Teacher James Madison High School
- Lynne Lewis Archaeologist National Trust for Historic Preservation
- Kathleen Mullins Executive Director Montpelier
- Jack N. Rakove Professor Stanford University->History Department
- Holly Cowan Shulman Associate Professor University of Virginia->Studies in Women and Gender
- Connie Doebele Host C-SPAN
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