Book Discussion on Washington Brotherhood

Rachel Shelden, assistant history professor at Georgia College, talked about her book, Washington Brotherhood: Politics, Social Life, and… read more

Rachel Shelden, assistant history professor at Georgia College, talked about her book, Washington Brotherhood: Politics, Social Life, and the Coming of the Civil War, in which she reports on the collegial political atmosphere in Washington D.C. in the 1840s and 1850s. The author reported that the personal relationships forged by many of the politicians of the day impacted legislative writing and left lawmakers ill-prepared for succession. Rachel Shelden speaks at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on Washington Brotherhood

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 26, 2014
Last Aired:
Feb 8, 2014

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  • Jan 26, 2014 | 12:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
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