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  • Inside the SingSing Prison
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    Inside the Sing-Sing Prison

    Guests and viewers discussed Tocqueville’s impressions of Sing-Sing prison and U.S. correctional principles and how these relate to debates about the criminal justice system today. Footage…

    4,280 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…

    2,622 views
  • Tocqueville and Native Americans
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    Tocqueville and Native Americans

    The Washington Journal focused on the travels of Alexis de Tocqueville and his observations of Native Americans in northern Michigan and how they relate to today. Video clips were shown of…

    628 views
  • Tocqueville in Rhode Island
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    Tocqueville in Rhode Island

    The Tocqueville tour through the United States was launched with a live program from the Old Colony House. Tocqueville and Beaumont arrived in Newport after a sea voyage of 38 days which began in…

    580 views
  • Tocqueville in Philadelphia
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    Tocqueville in Philadelphia

    Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont visited Philadelphia in October 1831. During their stay there, they visited Eastern State Penitentiary. Sean Kelley talked about the Eastern…

    425 views
  • 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 Flint
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    Tocqueville in Flint

    Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont visited Flint, Michigan on their way westward through the Great Lakes region. Bill Dohonhue talked about Tocqueville’s observations on U.S.…

    352 views
  • Tocqueville in Newburgh
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    Tocqueville in Newburgh

    Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont visited Newburgh on their way through the Hudson River valley from New York City July 1831. Allynne Lange talked about the Hudson River area in…

    291 views
  • Tocqueville and Race Relations
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    Tocqueville and Race Relations

    Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont visited Baltimore in late October and early November 1831. Maryland was the first slave state they had visited. Alvin Gillard and Doris Shaw…

    270 views
  • Tocqueville in Nashville
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    Tocqueville in Nashville

    Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont visited Nashville, Tennessee, in December 1831 while on their way downriver to New Orleans. Guests at the Hermitage, the home of President Jackson, talked…

    242 views
  • Tocqueville in Stockbridge
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    Tocqueville in Stockbridge

    Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont visited Stockbridge in September 1831. While there, they met Theodore Sedgwick, who helped Tocqueville write the first volume of Democracy in America…

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  • Tocqueville in Fort Brewerton
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    Tocqueville in Fort Brewerton

    Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont visited Fort Brewerton on their westward toward Buffalo in July 1831.Professor John Splaine talked about highlights of Tocqueville’s trip through the…

    137 views
  • Tocqueville on Equality in America
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    Tocqueville on Equality in America

    Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont visited Wheeling, West Virginia on their way down the Ohio River in November 1831 after a steamboat accident. Guests talked about Tocqueville’s…

    132 views
  • Tocqueville in Wethersfield
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    Tocqueville in Wethersfield

    Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont visited Wethersfield, Connecticut to study a local prison. Residents and visitors to the Hartford area and callers talked about their…

    125 views
  • 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…

    117 views
  • 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.…

    113 views
  • Citizens on Tocqueville
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    Citizens on Tocqueville

    Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont visited Niagara Falls on their way to French Canada in August 1831. Visitors to Niagara and viewers talked about their perspectives on…

    113 views
  • Tocqueville in Memphis
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    Tocqueville in Memphis

    Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont arrived in Memphis by stagecoach in December 1831 and stayed there eight days before they could begin their steamboat trip to New Orleans.…

    109 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 in Cambridge
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    Tocqueville in Cambridge

    Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont visited Boston in September and October 1831. Reverend Peter Gomes talked about Jared Sparks, with whom Tocqueville talked about the New…

    103 views
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