Book Discussion on Benjamin Rush: Patriot and Physician

In his book, Benjamin Rush: Patriot and Physician, published by Truman Talley Books, Alyn Brodsky examines the life and accomplishments of… read more

In his book, Benjamin Rush: Patriot and Physician, published by Truman Talley Books, Alyn Brodsky examines the life and accomplishments of a lesser-known signer of the Declaration of Independence. Among the many achievements Mr. Brodsky discussed in this appearance were Rush’s reformation of the American penal system and his pioneering of psychology and preventive medicine, as well as Rush’s prominent role in the American Revolution. close

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Book Discussion on Benjamin Rush: Patriot and Physician

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180836-1
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Booknotes
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Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 4, 2004
Last Aired:
Sep 20, 2006

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  • Jul 04, 2004 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 04, 2004 | 10:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 05, 2004 | 6:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 20, 2006 | 1:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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