Book Discussion on The American Congress: The Building of Democracy

Mr. Zelizer talked about the book he edited, The American Congress: The Building of Democracy, published by Houghton Mifflin. He… read more

Mr. Zelizer talked about the book he edited, The American Congress: The Building of Democracy, published by Houghton Mifflin. He gathered 40 essays by renowned historians to capture the landmark legislation, memorable personalities, and full drama of Congress. He was joined by a panel of contributors who talked about various aspects of congressional history, and themes in past legislative proposals to American needs. Following their remarks they answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The American Congress: The Building of Democracy

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 13, 2005
Last Aired:
Feb 4, 2009

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  • Mar 13, 2005 | 1:46pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 20, 2005 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 27, 2005 | 1:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • May 14, 2005 | 10:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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