Book Discussion on The American Future: A History

Simon Schama talked about his book The American Future: A History (Ecco; May 19, 2009) and his documentary film of the same name. A… read more

Simon Schama talked about his book The American Future: A History (Ecco; May 19, 2009) and his documentary film of the same name. A video clip of the documentary was shown. Topics included the debates around immigration, war, religion, and race and how these themes have been echoed throughout the history of the United States. He spoke on the substantive and perceived changes in these issues through history. Professor Schama answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The American Future: A History

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287081-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Jun 20, 2009
Last Aired:
Sep 19, 2009

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  • Jun 20, 2009 | 1:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 21, 2009 | 2:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 21, 2009 | 10:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 19, 2009 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 19, 2009 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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