Book Discussion on A Short History of the United States

Robert Remini talked about his book A Short History of the United States (Harper; October 7, 2008). The historian of the United States… read more

Robert Remini talked about his book A Short History of the United States (Harper; October 7, 2008). The historian of the United States House of Representatives presents a history of the United States from the American Revolution through the Civil War, Reconstruction, the Great Depression, and September 11, 2001.

Robert Remini is an emeritus history professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago and is the historian of the United States House of Representatives. Mr. Remini is the author of several biographies, including John Quincy Adams, Daniel Webster, and Henry Clay. He received the National Book Award for the final volume of his three-volume biography The Life of Andrew Jackson. close

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

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Book Discussion on A Short History of the United States

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 26, 2008
Last Aired:
Feb 18, 2009

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  • Dec 26, 2008 | 11:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 27, 2008 | 2:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 14, 2009 | 3:16pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 15, 2009 | 9:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 18, 2009 | 11:33pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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