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  • Lincoln Douglas Alton Debate Preview
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    Lincoln Douglas Alton Debate Preview

    Historians, participants, and spectators discussed the significance of the debates, especially the last debate in Alton, Illinois. Telephone lines were also opened for viewer comments.…

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  • LincolnDouglas Galesburg Debate Preview
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    Lincoln-Douglas Galesburg Debate Preview

    Historians, participants and spectators talked about the significance of the debates, especially the fifth debate in Galesburg Illinois. Telephone lines were also opened for viewer comments. Professor…

    371 views
  • Tocqueville In America Series
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    Tocqueville in France

    The Tocqueville series was launched with a live program from the Normandy, France chateau of the Tocqueville family. Descendants of Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont, Tocqueville scholars and…

    2,618 views
  • LincolnDouglas Freeport Debate Preview
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    Lincoln-Douglas Freeport Debate Preview

    Historians and participants discussed the historical context of the Lincoln-Douglas debates and their significance, especially the second debate in Freeport, Illinois. Senator Simon, who wrote a…

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  • LincolnDouglas Quincy Debate Review
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    Lincoln-Douglas Quincy Debate Review

    Harold Holzer and Professor Lewis Suggs talked about their impressions of this debate. Telephone lines were also opened and spectators and participants were interviewed for their…

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  • Tocqueville and Education
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    Tocqueville and Education

    Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont visited Columbia, South Carolina in January 1832. Dean Graham talked about the importance of education, especially higher education, in the…

    550 views
  • Tocqueville in Quebec City
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    Tocqueville in Quebec City

    Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont visited Quebec City on their way through French Canada in August 1831. Gilbert Lavoie talked about Tocqueville’s comments on local newspapers…

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  • Tocqueville in Auburn
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    Tocqueville in Auburn

    Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont visited Auburn, New York on their way westward toward Buffalo in July 1831. Professor Lucien Lombardo talked about their observations on the…

    414 views
  • Tocqueville in Niskayuna
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    Tocqueville in Niskayuna

    Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont visited Niskayuna, New York on their through the Hudson River valley from New York City in July 1831. Phoebe Bender talked about the history of the…

    108 views
  • Tocqueville Contest Winners
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    Tocqueville Contest Winners

    The winners of C-SPAN’s Tocqueville contest appeared in the Washington Journal studio. They talked about the inspiration for their winning entries and responded to audience telephone calls,…

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  • Teaching Tocqueville
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    Teaching Tocqueville

    Dr. John Splaine, Dr. Robert Browning and David Debs talked about the different methods employed in their respective classrooms when teaching about the writings of Alexis de Tocqueville.…

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  • Tocqueville in Albany
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    Tocqueville in Albany

    Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont visited Albany, the state capital, on their way through the Hudson River valley in July 1831. Guests talked about Tocqueville’s observations on…

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