Tocqueville in New York

Alexis de Tocqueville, the author of Democracy in America, and his traveling companion Gustave de Beaumont arrived in New York City on May… read more

Alexis de Tocqueville, the author of Democracy in America, and his traveling companion Gustave de Beaumont arrived in New York City on May 11, 1831. As part of a series retracing his journey, Professor Schleifer talked about Tocqueville’s reaction to the steamboat ride from Newport and his reaction to New York City. Non-resident journalists also talked about their modern-day reactions to New York City and took questions from callers. Live shots of Battery Park in New York were shown. The guests participated by remote connection. close

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

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Program ID:
81128-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
May 12, 1997
Last Aired:
Jun 3, 2001

Airing Details

  • May 12, 1997 | 8:29am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 06, 1997 | 1:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 27, 2001 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 28, 2001 | 2:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 02, 2001 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 03, 2001 | 2:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 04, 2001 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 04, 2001 | 2:05pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2001 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 01, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 02, 2001 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 03, 2001 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 03, 2001 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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