Jefferson Davis: The Man and His Hour

Mr. Davis talks about his book Jefferson Davis: The Man and His Hour, published by Louisiana State University Press. The book examines the private life… read more

Mr. Davis talks about his book Jefferson Davis: The Man and His Hour, published by Louisiana State University Press. The book examines the private life and the public career of the president of the Confederacy during the Civil War. The author states in the book that Davis was a good man, but an ineffective leader unable to delegate authority, who is now often referred to as an “enigma.” Following his presentation, the author took questions from the audience. close

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Jefferson Davis: The Man and His Hour

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Program ID:
158467-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Aug 13, 2000 | 7:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 17, 2000 | 3:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Aug 13, 2000 | 7:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 14, 2000 | 1:21am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 17, 2000 | 3:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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