Writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne

Guests talked about the history of the antebellum era, the transcendental movement, and national politics prior to the Civil War through… read more

Guests talked about the history of the antebellum era, the transcendental movement, and national politics prior to the Civil War through the writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Hawthorne wrote The Scarlet Letter, befriended President Pierce, and became involved with the utopian movement at Brook Farm.

The program was telecast from his birthplace near the House of Seven Gables in Salem, Massachusetts and included several artifacts relating to Hawthorne’s life. close

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

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Program ID:
164017-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Salem, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
May 21, 2001
Last Aired:
Dec 26, 2001

Airing Details

  • May 21, 2001 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 21, 2001 | 12:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 22, 2001 | 1:41am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 24, 2001 | 7:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 25, 2001 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 25, 2001 | 9:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 25, 2001 | 11:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 29, 2001 | 4:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 26, 2001 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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