Henry Clay

Henry Clay, Sr. was an American lawyer and planter, statesman, and skilled orator who represented Kentucky in both the United States Senate and House of Representatives. Wikipedia*

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Henry Clay has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2011 Call-In.

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Previously

Presidential Candidate,
Whig
c. January 1, 1844 - December 4, 1844 Videos: 1 U.S. Senator, Whig-KY December 3, 1849 - March 3, 1853 Videos: 0 U.S. Senator, Whig-KY September 4, 1837 - March 3, 1843 Videos: 0 Presidential Candidate,
National Republican
c. January 1, 1832 - December 5, 1832 Videos: 0 U.S. Senator, Anti-Jackson-KY December 5, 1831 - March 3, 1837 Videos: 0 Secretary of State, United States March 4, 1825 - March 4, 1829 Videos: 0 U.S. Representative, Adams-Clay Republican-KY 3rd December 1, 1823 - March 3, 1825 Videos: 0 U.S. Representative, Democratic-Republican-KY 2nd May 24, 1813 - March 3, 1821 Videos: 0 U.S. Representative, Democratic-Republican-KY 5th November 4, 1811 - May 23, 1813 Videos: 0 U.S. Senator, Democratic-Republican-KY May 22, 1809 - March 3, 1811 Videos: 0 U.S. Senator, Democratic-Republican-KY December 2, 1805 - March 3, 1807 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Henry Clay, Presidential Contender

    Henry Clay, Presidential Contender

    Historians discussed the role of Henry Clay (1777-1852) in changing politics. Known as the “Great Compromiser” but also as “The…

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