Hawthorne As Viewed by His Contemporaries

To celebrate the bicentennial of author Nathaniel Hawthorne’s birth, Minute Man National Visitors Center held a panel discussion… read more

To celebrate the bicentennial of author Nathaniel Hawthorne’s birth, Minute Man National Visitors Center held a panel discussion about Hawthorne as part of the Concord Festival of Authors. The panelists played the parts of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s writing contemporaries and his family members, describing happenings and answering audience members' questions in the manner of the person portrayed. Each of them is also a biographer of his or her subject. Mr. Buell, the author of Emerson, was Ralph Waldo Emerson. Ms. Marshal, the author of The Peabody Sisters, portrayed the Peabody sisters. Ms. Robertson-Lorant, author of Melville: A Biography was Melville. Mr. Calhoun, author of Longfellow: A Rediscovered Life was Longfellow. close

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Hawthorne As Viewed by His Contemporaries

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Program ID:
184352-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Lexington, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Nov 27, 2004
Last Aired:
Aug 1, 2007

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  • Nov 27, 2004 | 2:43pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 26, 2004 | 3:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 26, 2005 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 23, 2005 | 5:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 18, 2006 | 5:29am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2006 | 5:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 22, 2006 | 5:29am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 01, 2007 | 4:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 01, 2007 | 9:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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