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

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American Westward Expansion

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Program ID:
301199-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Independence, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Sep 25, 2011
Last Aired:
Dec 19, 2011

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  • Sep 25, 2011 | 9:39am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 25, 2011 | 8:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 25, 2011 | 11:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 01, 2011 | 4:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 02, 2011 | 3:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 17, 2011 | 11:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 18, 2011 | 6:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 19, 2011 | 7:04am EST | C-SPAN 3
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