Life Portrait of Chester A. Arthur

In the twenty-first of a series on American presidents, scholars and historians examined the life and career of Chester A.… read more

In the twenty-first of a series on American presidents, scholars and historians examined the life and career of Chester A. Arthur. Among the issues they discussed were the election of 1880, Arthur’s rise to the presidency after President Garfield was shot, and his life before the presidency. They also talked about his papers and artifacts housed at Union College in New York. During the program various sites associated with Arthur were shown, a teacher was interviewed and a clip from a cable access show which discussed the cuisine of the day was shown. Throughout the program participants responded to viewer questions and comments. Mr. Reeves is the author of, Gentleman Boss: The Life of Chester Alan Arthur. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
151431-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Schenectady, New York, United States
First Aired:
Aug 6, 1999
Last Aired:
Jun 25, 2001

Airing Details

  • Aug 06, 1999 | 9:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 06, 1999 | 12:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 06, 1999 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 07, 1999 | 12:56am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 25, 1999 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 16, 2000 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 20, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 21, 2001 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 23, 2001 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 23, 2001 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 24, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 25, 2001 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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