Lincoln-Douglas Freeport Debate Preview

Historians and participants discussed the historical context of the
Lincoln-Douglas debates and their significance, especially the second… read more

Historians and participants discussed the historical context of the

Lincoln-Douglas debates and their significance, especially the second debate in

Freeport, Illinois. Senator Simon, who wrote a book about Lincoln’s

career as a state legislator, and Representative Manzullo also

participated. Telephone lines were also opened for viewer comments.

Mr. Schmelzle described the 1958 Lincoln-Douglas Debate Centennial.

Professor Wilkins outlined how the Constitutional Convention dealt

with the issues of slavery and the slave trade. close

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Program ID:
59904-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Freeport, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Aug 27, 1994
Last Aired:
Sep 25, 2007

Airing Details

  • Aug 27, 1994 | 1:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 28, 1994 | 1:24am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 13, 1994 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 1998 | 1:08pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 06, 2001 | 12:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 09, 2001 | 12:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 11, 2001 | 12:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 29, 2001 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 31, 2001 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 28, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 31, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2001 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 15, 2004 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 18, 2004 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 24, 2007 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 25, 2007 | 4:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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