Traveling Tocqueville's America Video

This narrated video shows a C-SPAN School Bus tour in 1997-1998, retracing the journey of Alexis de Tocqueville through the U.S. and Canada… read more

This narrated video shows a C-SPAN School Bus tour in 1997-1998, retracing the journey of Alexis de Tocqueville through the U.S. and Canada in 1831-1832. It was after his journey that Tocqueville wrote his classic narrative, Democracy in America. All 55 cities Tocqueville visited are shown, along with audio readings from his book containing his observations of the times, places, people and equality. This video is a companion to C-SPANs tour book, Traveling Tocquevilles America. Tocqueville, a French aristocrat, was accompanied on his tour by Gustave de Beaumont. close

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Traveling Tocqueville's America Video

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Program ID:
104145-1
Category:
Compiled Program
Format:
Compiled Program
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 26, 1998 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 19, 2001 | 3:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Nov 26, 1998 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 26, 1998 | 7:39pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 26, 1998 | 8:12pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 26, 1998 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 26, 1998 | 11:38pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 27, 1998 | 12:12am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 02, 1999 | 3:31pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 02, 1999 | 4:10pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 02, 1999 | 4:39pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 03, 2000 | 6:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 03, 2000 | 6:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 03, 2000 | 7:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2001 | 1:07pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 01, 2001 | 11:35pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 07, 2001 | 12:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 07, 2001 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 10, 2001 | 12:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 10, 2001 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 11, 2001 | 12:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 11, 2001 | 5:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • May 16, 2001 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 19, 2001 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2001 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2001 | 12:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2001 | 3:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 18, 2001 | 12:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 18, 2001 | 3:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 19, 2001 | 12:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 19, 2001 | 3:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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