Book Discussion on The Family Legacy of Henry Clay

Speaker of the House of Representatives and Secretary of State Henry Clay (1777-1852) was known as the “Great Compromiser” who… read more

Speaker of the House of Representatives and Secretary of State Henry Clay (1777-1852) was known as the “Great Compromiser” who forestalled the Civil War. Lindsey Apple talked about his family background and how his legacy shaped future generations of the Clay family. Lindsey Apple is the author of The Family Legacy of Henry Clay: In the Shadow of a Kentucky Patriarch. He was interviewed at Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate, in Lexington.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) on their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” were in Frankfort, Kentucky, on March 28-31 and August 1-3, 2011, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Frankfort Plant Board local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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

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Book Discussion on The Family Legacy of Henry Clay

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
First Aired:
Aug 27, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 28, 2011

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  • Aug 27, 2011 | 11:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 28, 2011 | 12:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 28, 2011 | 10:33am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 28, 2011 | 3:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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