Book Discussion on Treacherous Beauty

Mark Jacob and Stephen Case recount the role that Philadelphia socialite Peggy Shippen (1760-1804), Benedict Arnold’s second wife,… read more

Mark Jacob and Stephen Case recount the role that Philadelphia socialite Peggy Shippen (1760-1804), Benedict Arnold’s second wife, played in the Revolutionary War. The authors report that Ms. Shippen was integral in connecting her husband with British officer John Andre and assisted in their conspiracy to harm George Washington’s forces. Mark Jacob and Stephen Case responded to questions from members of the audience at Politics and Prose Bookstore. close

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Book Discussion on Treacherous Beauty

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 25, 2012
Last Aired:
Sep 2, 2012

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  • Aug 25, 2012 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 27, 2012 | 7:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 27, 2012 | 3:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 02, 2012 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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