President William Henry Harrison

In the seventh of an eight part series on the Ohio presidents, the life of William Henry Harrison, the 9th president who served from March… read more

In the seventh of an eight part series on the Ohio presidents, the life of William Henry Harrison, the 9th president who served from March to April 1841, was profiled. Historians and scholars discussed the public and private lives of President Harrison. Viewers also participated in the discussion by telephone. General Harrison commanded troops against the British in the War of 1812. His forces also defeated a Native American force under Tecumseh near the Tippecanoe River in Indiana in 1811. His 1840 campaign slogan was “Tippecanoe and Tyler, too.” John Tyler served as his vice president and succeeded him. He caught pneumonia during the inaugural ceremony and died on April 4, 1841. President Harrison donated the land for Cleves Presbyterian church in 1831. Ms. Burress is the author of It Happened 'Round North Bend. close

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

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President William Henry Harrison

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Program ID:
68999-1
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Interview
Location:
Cleves, Ohio, United States
First Aired:
Dec 16, 1995
Last Aired:
Jun 19, 2008

Airing Details

  • Dec 16, 1995 | 8:19am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 01, 1996 | 3:12pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 02, 1996 | 4:17am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • May 14, 1999 | 11:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 15, 1999 | 6:41am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 1999 | 1:23am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 25, 1999 | 12:51am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 03, 2000 | 11:21am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 29, 2001 | 1:40am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 29, 2001 | 4:40am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 31, 2001 | 1:40pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 31, 2001 | 4:40pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 19, 2008 | 1:42am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 19, 2008 | 7:43am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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