Book Discussion on Andrew Johnson

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annette Gordon-Reed presents a biography of the 17th president of the United States, Andrew Johnson… read more

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annette Gordon-Reed presents a biography of the 17th president of the United States, Andrew Johnson (1865-1869). A Southern Democrat who remained aligned with the Union, Johnson was Abraham Lincoln’s vice president at the start of his second term, and succeeded Lincoln following the assassination of the president. Ms. Gordon-Reed recounts President Johnson’s reticence to provide civil rights to recently freed slaves and his inability to provide leadership to a nation still recovering from the Civil War. Annette Gordon-Reed recounts the presidential tenure of Andrew Johnson at the Philadelphia Free Library and responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Andrew Johnson

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298068-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Feb 26, 2011
Last Aired:
Feb 21, 2012

Airing Details

  • Feb 26, 2011 | 11:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 27, 2011 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 2011 | 1:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 19, 2011 | 8:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 20, 2011 | 6:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 09, 2011 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 25, 2011 | 9:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 26, 2011 | 1:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 26, 2011 | 4:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 30, 2011 | 1:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 31, 2011 | 1:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 20, 2012 | 8:33pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 21, 2012 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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