Lincoln-Douglas Freeport Debate Review

Professors Walker and Oates discussed their impressions of this
re-enactment. They also talked about the effects that the Freeport
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Professors Walker and Oates discussed their impressions of this

re-enactment. They also talked about the effects that the Freeport

debate had on the career of Senator Douglas and the presidential

election of 1860.

Professor Johannsen discussed the personal traits of Senator Douglas

and his political career.

Telephone lines were also opened and spectators and participants were

interviewed for their reactions to the debate. Mandy Hill was a C-SPAN Lincoln-Douglas Essay winner. close

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

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Lincoln-Douglas Freeport Debate Review

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Program ID:
59905-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Freeport, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Aug 27, 1994
Last Aired:
Sep 1, 2001

Airing Details

  • Aug 27, 1994 | 5:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 28, 1994 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 13, 1994 | 3:36pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 26, 1994 | 6:36am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 24, 1998 | 5:44pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 01, 2001 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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