William Henry Harrison's Inaugural Address Mr. Gawalt talked about the inaugural address of President William Henry Harrison, delivered March 4, 1841. He showed the copy held at the… read more

William Henry Harrison's Inaugural Address Mr. Gawalt talked about the inaugural address of President William Henry Harrison, delivered March 4, 1841. He showed the copy held at the Library of Congress and read excerpts. Mr. Gawalt described the address as a lecture on constitutional history and talked about its relevance to events of the time. He believed few actually listened to what was the longest ever inaugural address, delivered it in a cold rain. President Harrison, not wearing a coat or hat, developed pneumonia and died on April 4, 1841. At 31 days, his was the shortest presidency. close

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Program ID:
123180-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 10, 1999 | 3:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 04, 2011 | 3:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • May 10, 1999 | 3:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 14, 1999 | 11:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 15, 1999 | 7:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 1999 | 2:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 25, 1999 | 1:20am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 03, 2000 | 11:07am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 02, 2011 | 2:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 03, 2011 | 7:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 04, 2011 | 3:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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