Book Discussion on Virtue, Valor, and Vanity

Eric Burns talked about his book Virtue, Valor, and Vanity: The Founding Fathers and the Pursuit of Fame. In his book Eric Burns explores… read more

Eric Burns talked about his book Virtue, Valor, and Vanity: The Founding Fathers and the Pursuit of Fame. In his book Eric Burns explores the ways in which the Founding Fathers maintained their image and how they exploited their political fame to further their own ideologies. At this event he spoke about what fame meant to the Founding Fathers and how they cultivated and used it. Following his prepared remarks he answered questions from members of the audience. close

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

People in this video

Hosting Organization

Series

More information about

Book Discussion on Virtue, Valor, and Vanity

164 Views
Program ID:
203377-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 2, 2008
Last Aired:
Feb 19, 2008

Airing Details

  • Feb 02, 2008 | 1:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 18, 2008 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 19, 2008 | 3:13am EST | C-SPAN 2
Purchase a DVD or Download

Book Discussion on Virtue, Valor, and Vanity

  • DVD
    Length:
    00:40:54
    Price:
    $29.95
    Add to Cart
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    00:40:54
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart

Clips from This Video