Life Portrait of James K. Polk

In the eleventh in a series on American presidents, the life and career of James Polk was discussed. Mr. Seale talked about… read more

In the eleventh in a series on American presidents, the life and career of James Polk was discussed. Mr. Seale talked about President Polk and the events of his presidency, including the acquisition of Oregon and Texas, his dark horse candidacy, and the Mexican War. Mr. Holtzapple provided a tour of Polk’s home and talked about some of the furnishings and about Polk’s personal life. Various rooms of the house and the exterior were shown throughout the program. A fifth grade student was interviewed about President Polk, in honor of whom her school was named. close

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Life Portrait of James K. Polk

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Program ID:
123943-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Columbia, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
May 28, 1999
Last Aired:
Apr 7, 2013

Airing Details

  • May 28, 1999 | 9:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 28, 1999 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 29, 1999 | 2:53am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 29, 1999 | 4:19am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 03, 1999 | 12:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 23, 1999 | 10:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 22, 1999 | 9:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 02, 2000 | 4:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 03, 2000 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 11, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 12, 2001 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 14, 2001 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 14, 2001 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 15, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 16, 2001 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 07, 2013 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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