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Redwood Library and Athenaeum

The Redwood Library and Athenaeum is a private subscription library at 50 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island. Founded in 1747, it is the oldest community library still occupying its original building in the United States. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum has hosted 3 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 2009 Speech. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2017 with an average of 1,770 views per video. Most appearances with Gordon S. Wood (2).

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    Gordon Wood talked about his book, Friends Divided, about the tumultuous friendship between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.…

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    American Mojo

    Peter Kiernan talked about his book American Mojo: Lost and Found: Restoring our Middle Class Before the World Blows By, in which…

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    Empire of Liberty

    Gordon Wood talked about his book Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 (Oxford University Press,…

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