Writings of Emerson and Thoreau

Guests discussed the history of the Early Republic, the transcendental movement, and American intellectual history through the writings of… read more

Guests discussed the history of the Early Republic, the transcendental movement, and American intellectual history through the writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. Emerson pioneered the transcendental movement with his essay Nature. Thoreau wrote Walden and several other works.

The program was telecast from Walden Pond and featured area sites such as the Emerson house, the Concord Museum, and the original site of Thoreau’s cabin. close

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

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164015-1
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C-SPAN Specials
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Call-In
Location:
Concord, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
May 7, 2001
Last Aired:
Dec 25, 2001

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  • May 07, 2001 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 07, 2001 | 5:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 11, 2001 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 11, 2001 | 11:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 28, 2001 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 25, 2001 | 12:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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