Tocqueville in Rhode Island

The Tocqueville tour through the United States was launched with a live program from the Old Colony House. Tocqueville and Beaumont… read more

The Tocqueville tour through the United States was launched with a live program from the Old Colony House. Tocqueville and Beaumont arrived in Newport after a sea voyage of 38 days which began in Havre, France. Historians, the two Rhode Island senators and others discussed Tocqueville and Beaumont’s impressions upon their arrival in the United States and compared these ideas to current political conditions in the United States. They also took questions and comments from viewers. The entire tour will make at least 55 stops over the next nine months. close

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Tocqueville in Rhode Island

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Program ID:
80666-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
First Aired:
May 9, 1997
Last Aired:
Aug 31, 1997

Airing Details

  • May 09, 1997 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 09, 1997 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 09, 1997 | 11:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 31, 1997 | 12:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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