Life Portrait of Herbert Hoover

In the thirtieth in a series on American presidents, Historians and scholars talked about the life and career of Herbert Hoover. Among… read more

In the thirtieth in a series on American presidents, Historians and scholars talked about the life and career of Herbert Hoover. Among the topics they discussed were Hoover’s devotion to his Quaker religion, his career as a mining industrialist, his public service in World War I, and his administration’s response to the Great Depression. During the program various parts of the Hoover National Historic Site were shown, as well as several documents and photographs relating to Hoover. Hoover’s granddaughter and a teacher from Hoover Middle School were interviewed by telephone and guests responded to viewer comments and questions. close

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

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Program ID:
151627-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
West Branch, Iowa, United States
First Aired:
Oct 4, 1999
Last Aired:
Oct 13, 2013

Airing Details

  • Oct 04, 1999 | 9:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 05, 1999 | 12:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 05, 1999 | 2:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 08, 1999 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 08, 1999 | 9:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 28, 1999 | 5:04pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 17, 2000 | 4:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 18, 2000 | 12:06am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 22, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 23, 2001 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 25, 2001 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 25, 2001 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 26, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 27, 2001 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 10, 2004 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 11, 2004 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 11, 2004 | 7:47am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2004 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2004 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 19, 2006 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 19, 2006 | 11:03pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 20, 2006 | 4:57am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 13, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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