Book Discussion on Mayflower

Nathaniel Philbrick talked about his book Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War, published by Viking. He read from his… read more

Nathaniel Philbrick talked about his book Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War, published by Viking. He read from his book and talked about the history of Plymouth Colony, founded in the west of present-day Massachusetts in 1620. Mr. Philbrick detailed the complex relationship between the English settlers and the Wampanaog Indians, describing the first Thanksgiving celebration and the early years in New England as peaceful. He explained that over 50 years after the Pilgrims settled, the Indians waged war against them beginning with the burning of Springfield and King Philip’s War. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on Mayflower

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192903-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Jun 24, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 9, 2012

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  • Jun 24, 2006 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 25, 2006 | 10:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 26, 2006 | 4:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 09, 2006 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 23, 2006 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 30, 2006 | 5:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 07, 2012 | 12:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 08, 2012 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 09, 2012 | 1:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
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