The Compromise of 1850

Fergus Bordewich talked about the Compromise of 1850 and the two generations of senators who dominated the great… read more

Fergus Bordewich talked about the Compromise of 1850 and the two generations of senators who dominated the great debate. Mr. Bordewich focused on Henry Clay, Stephen Douglas, and the impact of slavery on the Compromise that preserved the Union. He was interviewed by Professor Lewis and responded to questions from members of the audience.

This event was part of the series Word for Word Non-Fiction at the Bryant Park Reading Room. It was held in the rain venue, the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen. The program was co-sponsored by the New-York Historical Society and Oxford University Press, USA. close

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

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Program ID:
307115-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Sep 5, 2012
Last Aired:
Sep 16, 2012

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  • Sep 05, 2012 | 10:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 05, 2012 | 6:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 06, 2012 | 2:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 09, 2012 | 9:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 09, 2012 | 8:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 09, 2012 | 11:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 15, 2012 | 4:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 16, 2012 | 3:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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