Book Discussion on American Scripture

Ms. Maier talked about her new book, American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence. The book describes the second… read more

Ms. Maier talked about her new book, American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence. The book describes the second Continental Congress evolving into a national government, the influence of Thomas Paine’s book Common Sense, and the political strategies that existed within the Congress. Ms. Maier also writes about the influence of the document immediately following its signing and how President Lincoln ensured the Declaration of Independence would remain a living force in American society. close

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Book Discussion on American Scripture

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Program ID:
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Category:
Booknotes
Format:
Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 17, 1997
Last Aired:
Dec 6, 2014

Airing Details

  • Aug 17, 1997 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 17, 1997 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 18, 1997 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 30, 1999 | 1:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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