The Burning of Washington

At a Georgetown bookstore, Mr. Pitch discussed his book, The Burning of Washington: The British Invasion of 1814. The book covers the… read more

At a Georgetown bookstore, Mr. Pitch discussed his book, The Burning of Washington: The British Invasion of 1814. The book covers the history of the 1814 British campaign to occupy the U.S. capital and capture the American government. He used original sources to give an eye-witness account of the events. After his prepared remarks, he took questions from the audience. close

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The Burning of Washington

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Program ID:
108164-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 14, 1998 | 4:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 19, 1998 | 10:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Sep 14, 1998 | 4:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 19, 1998 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 19, 1998 | 10:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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