Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., Memorial Service

A memorial service for the historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., was held in the Great Hall at Cooper Union. He was praised as a… read more

A memorial service for the historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., was held in the Great Hall at Cooper Union. He was praised as a preeminent American historian and a Renaissance man. Dignitaries, friends and family members reminisced about his life, his family, his writing career, and their love for him. He served as an adviser to President Kennedy and wrote the book, A Thousand Days.

Mr. Schlesinger, who wrote more than 20 books and won two Pulitzer Prizes, died on February 28, 2007. close

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Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., Memorial Service

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197770-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
May 6, 2007
Last Aired:
May 27, 2007

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  • May 06, 2007 | 2:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 13, 2007 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 27, 2007 | 5:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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