Book Discussion on Sam Houston

Mr. Haley discussed his biography of the two-term president of the Republic of Texas, Sam Houston, published by University of Oklahoma… read more

Mr. Haley discussed his biography of the two-term president of the Republic of Texas, Sam Houston, published by University of Oklahoma Press. The book explores the Texan’s controversial career including his maneuvering of the republic into the Union and his failure to keep it from joining the Confederacy in secession. Mr. Haley talked about Houston’s days as a rebellious youth, his entire political career including his relationship with Andrew Jackson, and his views on such controversial issues as slavery and Southern secession. Mr. Haley answered questions from the audience following his remarks. close

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Book Discussion on Sam Houston

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Program ID:
170387-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Jun 8, 2002
Last Aired:
Jul 14, 2002

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  • Jun 08, 2002 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 09, 2002 | 10:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 29, 2002 | 1:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 14, 2002 | 6:19am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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