President Benjamin Harrison Profile

In the last of an eight part series on the Ohio presidents, the life of Benjamin Harrison, the 23rd president who served from 1889 to 1893,… read more

In the last of an eight part series on the Ohio presidents, the life of Benjamin Harrison, the 23rd president who served from 1889 to 1893, was profiled. Historians and scholars discussed the public and private lives of President Harrison. Viewers also participated in the discussion by telephone. During his term, six states were admitted to the union, which is the most of any administration. Also, Congress passed the Sherman anti-trust act in 1890, which was the first major anti-monopoly legislation. President Harrison died of pneumonia on March 13, 1901. Video of his alma mater, Miami University, was also shown. Benjamin Harrison Walker is the great-grandson of President Benjamin Harrison. close

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President Benjamin Harrison Profile

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Program ID:
69024-1
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Interview
Location:
Cleves, Ohio, United States
First Aired:
Dec 16, 1995
Last Aired:
Dec 3, 1999

Airing Details

  • Dec 16, 1995 | 9:30am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 01, 1996 | 2:45pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 02, 1996 | 3:48am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 17, 1999 | 11:37am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 1999 | 11:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 21, 1999 | 2:43am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 03, 1999 | 1:07am EST | C-SPAN 2
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