Book Discussion on A Magnificent Catastrophe

Edward Larson talked about his book A Magnificent Catastrophe: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, America’s First Presidential… read more

Edward Larson talked about his book A Magnificent Catastrophe: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, America’s First Presidential Campaign, published by Free Press. In his book Mr. Larson chronicles the American presidential race of 1800, whose list of candidates included, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and John Adams. He relays the political battle between the Federalists and Republicans that concluded with a closed session of Congress. Mr. Larson read excerpts from his book and responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on A Magnificent Catastrophe

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201702-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Berkeley, California, United States
First Aired:
Nov 3, 2007
Last Aired:
Aug 17, 2008

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  • Nov 03, 2007 | 3:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 2007 | 4:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2007 | 4:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2007 | 10:54am EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Aug 17, 2008 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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