Founding Fathers & the American Revolution, Pt 2

In conjunction with the opening of the William G. McGowan Theater, a group of historians and authors discussed the American founding… read more

In conjunction with the opening of the William G. McGowan Theater, a group of historians and authors discussed the American founding fathers and their struggle for independence from England. The panel was called “Our Founding Fathers and the Charters of Freedom.” Panelists also responded to audience questions.

The panel included Joel Achenbach, author of The Grand Idea: George Washington’s Potomac and the Race to the West (Simon and Schuster, 2004); John Ferling, author of Adams vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800 (Oxford, 2004); Richard Brookhiser, author of Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris, the Rake Who Wrote the Constitution (Free Press, 2003); and Charles Rodenbough, author of Governor Alexander Martin: Biography of a North Carolina Revolutionary War Statesman (McFarland, 2004). close

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

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Program ID:
183388-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 12, 2004
Last Aired:
Jul 8, 2005

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  • Sep 12, 2004 | 3:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2004 | 4:26pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 08, 2005 | 8:14am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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