Life and Career of Chester A. Arthur

Zachary Karabell examined Chester Alan Arthur, who was propelled into the presidency by the assassination of James Garfield and turned his… read more

Zachary Karabell examined Chester Alan Arthur, who was propelled into the presidency by the assassination of James Garfield and turned his back on the patronage system that had nurtured him. Mr. Karabell argued that in creating a professional civil service he set America on a course toward even greater reforms in the decades to come. Mr. Karabell responded to questions from members of the audience at the Kansas City Public Library in Kansas City, Missouri. The event is part of the “Hail to the Chiefs” series on the American Presidency co-presented by the Kansas City Public Library and the Truman Library Institute and co-sponsored by KCUR’s “Up to Date.” close

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Life and Career of Chester A. Arthur

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Sep 6, 2012
Last Aired:
Oct 28, 2012

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  • Sep 06, 2012 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 06, 2012 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 07, 2012 | 1:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 29, 2012 | 7:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 29, 2012 | 11:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 30, 2012 | 12:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 21, 2012 | 8:29am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Oct 21, 2012 | 10:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 27, 2012 | 3:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 28, 2012 | 2:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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