Filter by

Early American History (1600-1850) Gay Hart Gaines

Videos

Sorted by Most Recent Airing
Showing 1 - of 7
  • Last Aired

    Legacies of the Founders

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historians Joseph Ellis and Gordon Wood discussed the legacies of the Founding Fathers. They also explored the relationships between several of these leaders and…

    2,621 views
  • Last Aired

    Founders and the U.S. Supreme Court

    Judge Douglas Ginsburg of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit discussed the history and evolution of the U.S. Supreme Court. He explained how justices decided…

    648 views
  • Last Aired

    Ideals of the Founding Fathers

    David McCullough talked about how the founders, particularly John Adams, valued education, viewed slavery, and persevered in the face of hardship. Mr. McCullough then spoke about how these…

    2,605 views
  • Last Aired

    Values of the Founding Fathers

    Gordon Wood spoke about what inspired him to study the Founding Fathers, how scholarship on the Revolutionary period has evolved, and what he thinks the people misunderstand about the…

    1,280 views
  • Last Aired

    Humanizing the Founding Fathers

    Joseph Ellis talked about the Founding Fathers and argued for humanizing them, saying they were flawed men who are too often placed on a pedestal, stripping us of our ability to relate to…

    1,018 views
  • Last Aired

    Mount Vernon Museum Opening Ceremony

    David McCullough made the keynote address at opening ceremonies for the Ford Orientation Center and Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center at Mount Vernon. Roger Mudd acted as master of…

    350 views
  • Last Aired

    Purple Heart Ceremony

    Seven service members were awarded the Purple Heart at a ceremony held near President Washington’s tomb at the Mount Vernon Estate in Virginia. Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England and the…

    651 views