Washington and the Founding of Washington, D.C.

Author Kenneth Bowling talked about George Washington’s fascination with the Potomac River, which led to the development along the river and… read more

Author Kenneth Bowling talked about George Washington’s fascination with the Potomac River, which led to the development along the river and which subsequently led to the choice of Washington, D.C. for the location as the nation’s capital. He described the difference between the North and the South on the choice of a geographic location and how Washington, D.C. was the eventual compromise. close

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Washington and the Founding of Washington, D.C.

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Program ID:
121927-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 19, 1999 | 11:41am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jun 01, 2009 | 7:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Mar 19, 1999 | 11:41am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 20, 1999 | 4:29am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • May 29, 2002 | 12:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2002 | 8:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 02, 2002 | 12:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 02, 2002 | 8:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 17, 2004 | 11:03pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2004 | 7:33am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 22, 2004 | 11:03am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 22, 2004 | 7:33pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • May 31, 2009 | 12:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 31, 2009 | 1:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 31, 2009 | 1:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 31, 2009 | 6:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 31, 2009 | 7:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 31, 2009 | 7:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 01, 2009 | 12:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 01, 2009 | 1:29am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 01, 2009 | 1:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 01, 2009 | 6:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 01, 2009 | 7:29am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 01, 2009 | 7:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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