Book Discussion on Mr. Jefferson's Hammer

Robert Owens talked about his book, Mr. Jefferson’s Hammer: William Henry Harrison and the Origins of American Indian Policy. He… read more

Robert Owens talked about his book, Mr. Jefferson’s Hammer: William Henry Harrison and the Origins of American Indian Policy. He talked about how future-President William Henry Harrison implemented President Jefferson’s policies for acquiring Indian land as governor of the Indiana Territory, which led to the start of the War of 1812.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Wichita, Kansas, on May 7-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications 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

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

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Book Discussion on Mr. Jefferson's Hammer

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Wichita, Kansas, United States
First Aired:
Jun 2, 2012
Last Aired:
Jun 3, 2012

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  • Jun 02, 2012 | 12:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 02, 2012 | 8:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 03, 2012 | 3:24am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 03, 2012 | 9:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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