St. John's Church, Extra

St. John’s Church on Lafayette Square near the White House was built in 1816 and designed by U.S. Capitol architect Benjamin… read more

St. John’s Church on Lafayette Square near the White House was built in 1816 and designed by U.S. Capitol architect Benjamin Latrobe. St. John’s is known as the “Church of the Presidents” because every president since James Madison has attended at least one service there. 

Historian and church member Richard Grimmett gave a tour of the national historic landmark. He talked about the history of the church and the people who attended it.

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

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Program ID:
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Category:
Vignette
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 16, 2011
Last Aired:
May 23, 2011

Airing Details

  • Apr 16, 2011 | 11:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 17, 2011 | 6:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 18, 2011 | 7:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 24, 2011 | 10:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 24, 2011 | 9:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 25, 2011 | 12:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2011 | 7:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2011 | 11:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2011 | 12:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 21, 2011 | 9:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 21, 2011 | 2:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 22, 2011 | 4:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 23, 2011 | 3:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 23, 2011 | 5:07am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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