Michael Kammen

Michael Kammen

Michael Gedaliah Kammen was a professor of American cultural history in the Department of History at Cornell University. He was born in 1936 in Rochester, New York, grew up in the Washington, DC area, and was educated at the George Washington University and Harvard University . He began teaching at Cornell upon completion his graduate studies at Harvard and served on the faculty until his death. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Michael Kammen has seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 Interview. The year with the most videos was 1998 with two videos. Most common tags: Tocqueville, U.S. History.

Appearances by Title:c. October 30, 1997 - Present Professor, History Department, Cornell University Videos: 5 c. January 1, 2009 - Present Professor Emeritus, History Department, Cornell University Videos: 0


Professor, Historical Society, Cornell University c. March 29, 1996 - c. October 30, 1997 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • History's Value Today

    History's Value Today

    Historians discussed the reasons for studying history and its uses in today’s world as a necessary expansion of experience…

  • <em>American Culture, American Tastes</em>

    American Culture, American Tastes

    Michael Kammen talked about his book American Culture, American Tastes: Social Change and the 20th Century published by Knopf Books. The…

  • Preserving Historic and Cultural Sites

    Preserving Historic and Cultural Sites

    Mrs. Clinton announced the creation of a new advisory committee to help preserve historic and cultural sites around the…

  • Tocqueville Discussion

    Tocqueville Discussion

    Dr. Michael Kammen talked about Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America and what the book means to the nation and why…

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