Book Discussion on Lafayette: Lessons in Leadership from the Idealist General

Author and historian Marc Leepson talked about the history of the Marquis de Lafayette and the impact of his leadership on the American… read more

Author and historian Marc Leepson talked about the history of the Marquis de Lafayette and the impact of his leadership on the American fight for independence. In 1777, at the age of twenty, the Marquis de Lafayette traveled from France to the colonies to volunteer his services with George Washington’s Continental Army. He later would work to secure France’s full support for the American cause and in the process become a hero of the revolution. Mr. Leepson also responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Lafayette: Lessons in Leadership from the Idealist General

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299834-1
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 25, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 8, 2012

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  • Jun 25, 2011 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 25, 2011 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 26, 2011 | 12:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2012 | 10:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • Jan 07, 2012 | 4:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 08, 2012 | 3:58am EST | C-SPAN 3
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