Book Discussion on The Words We Live By

Professor Burrell talked about his book, The Words We Live By: The Creeds, Mottoes, and Pledges that Have Shaped America, published by Free… read more

Professor Burrell talked about his book, The Words We Live By: The Creeds, Mottoes, and Pledges that Have Shaped America, published by Free Press. The author discusses the backgrounds and importance of several famous English sayings he compiled over the years with inspiration from his father, a collector of words. Mr. Burrell asserts that words are powerful and many of the phrases in his book shaped the American nation. close

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Book Discussion on The Words We Live By

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Program ID:
88272-1
Category:
Booknotes
Format:
Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 7, 1997
Last Aired:
May 15, 2010

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  • Sep 07, 1997 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 07, 1997 | 10:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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