James Madison

James Madison Jr. was an American political theorist and statesman, who served as the fourth President of the United States from 1809 to 1817. He is hailed as the "Father of the Constitution" for his pivotal role in drafting and promoting the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Wikipedia*

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James Madison has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Vignette.

Appearances by Title:Delegate, Virginia, Constitutional Convention Videos: 0


U.S. President, United States
c. March 4, 1809 - c. March 4, 1817 Videos: 1 U.S. Representative, Democratic-Republican-VA 15th December 7, 1795 - March 3, 1797 Videos: 0 U.S. Representative, Anti-Administration-VA 15th December 2, 1793 - March 3, 1795 Videos: 0 U.S. Representative, Anti-Administration-VA 5th March 4, 1789 - December 1, 1793 Videos: 0

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  • James Madison Biographical Vignette

    James Madison Biographical Vignette

    The personal life and career of President James Madison was shown in a biographical vignette. The fourth president of the United States,…

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