Book Discussion on Infamous Scribblers

Eric Burns talked about his book Infamous Scribblers: The Founding Fathers and the Rowdy Beginnings of American Journalism, published by… read more

Eric Burns talked about his book Infamous Scribblers: The Founding Fathers and the Rowdy Beginnings of American Journalism, published by Public Affairs. In his book he recounts the impact of colonial newspapers on early American culture. The author explained that since Boston’s Publick Occurrences newspaper of the 1690's, the founding fathers continuously made headlines and were subject to both character assassinations and outright fabrications. He also responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Infamous Scribblers

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189374-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 4, 2006
Last Aired:
Dec 26, 2006

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  • Jun 04, 2006 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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