Creation of the Electoral College and Chief Executive

Author Ray Raphael chronicled the debate at the Constitutional Convention over who should elect the U.S. president. He also described… read more

Author Ray Raphael chronicled the debate at the Constitutional Convention over who should elect the U.S. president. He also described the arguments made by George Washington, James Madison, and lesser-known delegates on the scope of the president’s power. He also responded to questions from the audience. Raphael’s most recent book is Mr. President: How and Why the Founders Created a Chief Executive. The David Library of the American Revolution in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania hosted. close

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Creation of the Electoral College and Chief Executive

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308285-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
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Location:
Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Nov 3, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 17, 2012

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  • Nov 03, 2012 | 9:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 05, 2012 | 5:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 06, 2012 | 3:45pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Nov 06, 2012 | 3:45pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 06, 2012 | 8:50pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 10, 2012 | 12:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 11, 2012 | 5:50am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 12, 2012 | 1:50am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 17, 2012 | 12:53pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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