Strom Thurmond and Political History

Historian Joseph Crespino discussed his work on former Senator Strom Thurmond while describing the role that writing a biography plays in… read more

Historian Joseph Crespino discussed his work on former Senator Strom Thurmond while describing the role that writing a biography plays in helping to define and expand the study of American political history and reinterpret the meaning of “political” through new methodologies and approaches. He responded to questions from members of the audience.

“Struggling with Strom: Biography and American Political History” was the keynote address at the 3rd Annual Boston University Graduate Student American Political History Conference, “Beyond the Ballot: Reconsidering Politics in American History.” It was held by the American Political History Institute at Boston University. close

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

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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
May 21, 2011
Last Aired:
May 22, 2011

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  • May 21, 2011 | 6:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 21, 2011 | 10:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 22, 2011 | 11:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 22, 2011 | 8:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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