Book Discussion on Polk's Folly

Mr. Polk talks about his book Polk’s Folly: An American Family History, published by Doubleday. The book surveys the… read more

Mr. Polk talks about his book Polk’s Folly: An American Family History, published by Doubleday. The book surveys the history of the author’s family, which includes such notable ancestors as the 11th President of the United States, James K. Polk, diplomat Frank Polk, and Texas cattle baron James H. Polk, among others. After his presentation he signed books for audience members. close

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Book Discussion on Polk's Folly

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154911-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 12, 2000
Last Aired:
Feb 27, 2000

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  • Feb 12, 2000 | 5:22pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 13, 2000 | 2:15pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 14, 2000 | 7:22am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 26, 2000 | 7:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 27, 2000 | 10:53pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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