President McKinley Profile

In the first of an eight part series on the Ohio presidents, the life of William McKinley, the 25th president who served from 1897 to 1901,… read more

In the first of an eight part series on the Ohio presidents, the life of William McKinley, the 25th president who served from 1897 to 1901, was profiled. Historians and scholars discussed the public and private lives of President McKinley. Viewers also participated in the discussion by telephone. During his term, the U.S. declared war on Spain after the battleship Maine mysteriously blew up in Havana harbor. President McKinley was shot on September 6, 1901 by Leon Czolgosz. He died eight days later. The museum’s McKinley room, with its various period furnishings, personal effects and wax figures, was also shown. Mr. Knepper is the author of Ohio and Her People and Mr. McElroy is the author of William McKinley and Our America: A Pictorial History. close

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President McKinley Profile

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Program ID:
68974-1
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Canton, Ohio, United States
First Aired:
Dec 10, 1995
Last Aired:
Sep 11, 2008

Airing Details

  • Dec 10, 1995 | 9:27am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 10, 1995 | 11:26am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 25, 1995 | 1:04pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 26, 1999 | 6:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 27, 1999 | 11:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 28, 1999 | 3:21am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 03, 1999 | 7:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 10, 2008 | 8:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 11, 2008 | 2:12am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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