President Garfield Profile

In the second of an eight part series on the Ohio presidents, the life of James Abram Garfield, the 20th president who served from March to… read more

In the second of an eight part series on the Ohio presidents, the life of James Abram Garfield, the 20th president who served from March to July 1881, was profiled. Historians, scholars and descendants discussed the public and private lives of President Garfield. Viewers also participated in the discussion by telephone. President Garfield was a compromise candidate for the Republicans in 1880. He was shot on July 2, 1881, by Charles Guiteau, a disaffected office-seeker, and died a few months later. His home, which he lived in for five years before becoming President, contains a memorial library created by his wife after his death. James R. Garfield, II, is President Garfield’s great-grandson. close

People in this video

More People

Hosting Organization

Series

More information about

President Garfield Profile

447 Views
Program ID:
68975-1
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Interview
Location:
Mentor, Ohio, United States
First Aired:
Dec 25, 1995
Last Aired:
Sep 17, 2008

Airing Details

  • Dec 25, 1995 | 1:32pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 27, 1999 | 1:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 28, 1999 | 2:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 30, 1999 | 10:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 31, 1999 | 5:28am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 02, 1999 | 12:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 30, 2002 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 31, 2002 | 12:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 31, 2002 | 8:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 16, 2002 | 12:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 17, 2003 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 21, 2003 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 21, 2003 | 8:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 16, 2008 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 17, 2008 | 2:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 17, 2008 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Purchase a DVD or Download

President Garfield Profile

  • DVD
    Length:
    00:57:12
    Price:
    $29.95
    Add to Cart
  • MP4 video - Standard
    Request Download
  • MP4 video - Low
    Request Download
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    00:57:12
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart