Throes of Democracy Pulitzer Prize winning historian Walter McDougall read selections from and talked about his book, Throes of Democracy. Throes recounts a history… read more

Throes of Democracy Pulitzer Prize winning historian Walter McDougall read selections from and talked about his book, Throes of Democracy. Throes recounts a history of the United States from 1829 to 1877. The second book in a proposed triology, Mr. McDougall profiles the Civil War, Reconstruction, and westward expansion, and relays the political and cultural landscape of the time. Following his talk, Mr. McDougall answered questions from the audience.

Walter McDougall is the author of Freedom Just Around the Corner: A New America History, 1585-1828 and the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age. Mr. McDougall is currently a history professor at the University of Pennsylvania. close

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Location:
Princeton, New Jersey, United States
First Aired:
Jul 05, 2008 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 06, 2010 | 4:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jul 05, 2008 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 23, 2008 | 1:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 24, 2010 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 24, 2010 | 4:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 24, 2010 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 25, 2010 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • Apr 19, 2010 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 05, 2010 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 05, 2010 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 05, 2010 | 10:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 06, 2010 | 4:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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