Book Discussion on The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr

Historian H.W. Brands profiled Aaron Burr, the former vice president to Thomas Jefferson. Aaron Burr is most remembered for killing… read more

Historian H.W. Brands profiled Aaron Burr, the former vice president to Thomas Jefferson. Aaron Burr is most remembered for killing former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton in a duel on July 11, 1804. H.W. Brands presented a collection of letters between Burr and his daughter, Theodosia, that recount his political ascendancy and downfall. Audience questions were taken by the speaker. close

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Book Discussion on The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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May 26, 2012
Last Aired:
Sep 4, 2012

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  • May 26, 2012 | 8:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 27, 2012 | 4:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 16, 2012 | 11:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 2012 | 4:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 2012 | 12:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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