Lincoln-Douglas Ottawa Debate Preview

Historians, participants, and spectators talked about the significance of the debates, especially the first debate in Ottawa,… read more

Historians, participants, and spectators talked about the significance of the debates, especially the first debate in Ottawa, Illinois. Telephone lines were also opened for viewer comments. Professor Splaine previewed all seven debates and this one in particular. Mr. Holzer talked about his book, The Lincoln-Douglas Debates, which led to the idea of re-enacting the debates. He also talked about the debates, with special emphasis on Lincoln’s life. Professor Lindsey talked about the status of African-Americans in the 1850's. close

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

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Program ID:
59735-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Ottawa, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Aug 20, 1994
Last Aired:
Sep 18, 2007

Airing Details

  • Aug 20, 1994 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 1994 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 21, 1994 | 2:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 24, 1994 | 9:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 06, 1994 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 1994 | 2:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 23, 1998 | 1:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 23, 2001 | 12:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 26, 2001 | 12:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 28, 2001 | 12:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 30, 2001 | 12:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 02, 2001 | 12:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 04, 2001 | 12:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 19, 2001 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 22, 2001 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 24, 2001 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 21, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 24, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 26, 2001 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 08, 2004 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 17, 2007 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 18, 2007 | 5:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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