Senator Arlen Specter Oral History Interview, Part 5

Arlen Specter left the United States Senate in 2011 after a 30 year career. Soon afterwards, he sat down for a series of extended oral… read more

Arlen Specter left the United States Senate in 2011 after a 30 year career. Soon afterwards, he sat down for a series of extended oral history interviews with the Pennsylvania Cable Network. Specter reflects on events that take him from his Russian immigrant roots to his involvement in some of this country’s most momentous events - from his work on the Warren Commission investigating President Kennedy’s assassination to the Senate impeachment trial of President Clinton. We’re airing a selection of these interviews here on American History TV. In this excerpt, Specter talks about President Clinton’s impeachment, the September 11th 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, and the subsequent Patriot Act and Iraq War. This program is about 90 minutes. close

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

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Senator Arlen Specter Oral History Interview, Part 5

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Program ID:
306994-5
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
No Location
First Aired:
Aug 18, 2012
Last Aired:
Oct 14, 2012

Airing Details

  • Aug 18, 2012 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 19, 2012 | 3:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 20, 2012 | 3:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 14, 2012 | 4:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 14, 2012 | 6:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3