Shakespeare: Author or Pseudonym?

Three U.S. Supreme Court Justices heard a moot court debate over the authorship of Shakespeare’s plays. The mock trial was… read more

Three U.S. Supreme Court Justices heard a moot court debate over the authorship of Shakespeare’s plays. The mock trial was organized to explore the theory that Edward DeVere, the 17th Earl of Oxford, was the actual author of the plays, writing under the pseudonym of Shakespeare. close

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Shakespeare: Author or Pseudonym?

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Program ID:
618-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Moot Court
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 26, 1987
Last Aired:
Nov 30, 1987

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  • Nov 26, 1987 | 12:20am EST | C-SPAN.org
  • Nov 26, 1987 | 8:09pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 30, 1987 | 4:04am EST | C-SPAN 1
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