President Andrew Jackson

Jon Meacham, author of the book, American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (Random House, November 1, 2008), talked by remote video… read more

Jon Meacham, author of the book, American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (Random House, November 1, 2008), talked by remote video from New York City about the political career and the presidential tenure of Andrew Jackson. He responded to telephone calls and questions from students at Springfield High School in Ohio, appearing via Skype. A clip of a President Jackson biography, from C-SPAN’s “American Presidents” series, was shown.

This was the fifth of a week-long series, running in conjunction with C-SPAN’s White House Week, looking at past presidents. close

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

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282947-4
Category:
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Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 18, 2008
Last Aired:
Jan 11, 2009

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  • Dec 18, 2008 | 7:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 18, 2008 | 10:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 31, 2008 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 10, 2009 | 2:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 11, 2009 | 5:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
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