Presidential Biographers

Four panelists talked about the biographies they wrote of American presidents. They answered a variety of questions from moderator… read more

Four panelists talked about the biographies they wrote of American presidents. They answered a variety of questions from moderator Bill Thompson and from audience members about the lives, politics, and personalities of their subjects.

Gary Hart wrote on James Monroe, Sean Wilentz on Andrew Jackson, Joyce Appleby on Thomas Jefferson, and Charles Calhoun on Benjamin Harrison for Times Books' series of short presidential biographies called The American Presidents, edited by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. close

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

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Program ID:
191566-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 11, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 4, 2010

Airing Details

  • Mar 11, 2006 | 7:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 12, 2006 | 4:14am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 15, 2006 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 03, 2010 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 03, 2010 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 04, 2010 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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