James Buchanan Memorial

Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to President James Buchanan, which was unveiled in Meridian… read more

Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to President James Buchanan, which was unveiled in Meridian Hill Park in 1930. Funds for the memorial were provided by the will of President Buchanan’s niece, Harriet Lane. She was renowned for having served as his White House hostess, and portions of a popular song dedicated to her, “Listen to the Mockingbird,” were played. Topics included President Buchanan’s career and the symbolism of the monument.

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James Buchanan Memorial

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Program ID:
298193-1
Category:
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 26, 2011
Last Aired:
Nov 25, 2012

Airing Details

  • Feb 26, 2011 | 8:57am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 26, 2011 | 12:56pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 26, 2011 | 8:56pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 27, 2011 | 12:57am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 27, 2011 | 5:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 27, 2011 | 9:37am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 27, 2011 | 2:57pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • Feb 27, 2011 | 8:37pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 28, 2011 | 1:57am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 28, 2011 | 4:57am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 05, 2011 | 4:37pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 06, 2011 | 3:36am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 12, 2011 | 11:57am EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • Apr 30, 2011 | 5:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2011 | 4:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 15, 2012 | 10:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Apr 29, 2012 | 4:27am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 29, 2012 | 11:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2012 | 2:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 13, 2012 | 1:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2012 | 8:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2012 | 11:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 05, 2012 | 4:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 25, 2012 | 12:06pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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