American Westward Expansion
John Mark Lambertson talked about the history of the major western trails which left from Missouri, the Santa Fe, Oregon, and California… read more
John Mark Lambertson talked about the history of the major western trails which left from Missouri, the Santa Fe, Oregon, and California Trails. He focused on common misinformation about them and emphasized their role in American history. Mr. Lambertson responded to questions from members of the audience.
“America’s Western Trails: Highlights, Myths, and Impact” was a monthly “Talkin' Truman” lecture at the Truman Presidential Library. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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