Politics and Late 19th Century America
Donald Ritchie talked about the presidencies of James Garfield and Chester A. Arthur. He talked about the election of James Garfield,… read more
Donald Ritchie talked about the presidencies of James Garfield and Chester A. Arthur. He talked about the election of James Garfield, focusing on the political climate in America in the late 1800s. He also talked about the role that Sen. Roscoe Conkling. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Donald A. Ritchie Associate Historian U.S. Senate
Papers of Chester A. Arthur
Mr. Sellers talked about correspondence of President Arthur to friends and colleagues in the Library of Congress.
Political Career of Benjamin Harrison
Mr. Ritchie talked about the election and political carreer of Benjamin Harrison. He showed a number of…
John Sellers talked about President James Garfield’s correspondence and papers in the Library of Congress’s…
Chester A. Arthur Biographical Vignette
A short summary was given of Chester A. Arthur’s career and accomplishments.