Book Discussion on Driven West

A.J. Langguth recounts President Andrew Jackson’s forced removal of Indian tribes that resided in the Southeast during the 1830s. The… read more

A.J. Langguth recounts President Andrew Jackson’s forced removal of Indian tribes that resided in the Southeast during the 1830s. The author recalls the debates that surrounded President Jackson’s policy and the arduous travel the Cherokees dubbed the Trail of Tears, as they were led by bayonet point from their former home to Oklahoma territory. Professor Emeritus Langguth responded to questions from members of the audience. This was an Elson Lecture at the Atlanta History Center. close

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Book Discussion on Driven West

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Jan 22, 2011
Last Aired:
Feb 26, 2011

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  • Jan 22, 2011 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 23, 2011 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 29, 2011 | 8:32pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 26, 2011 | 4:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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