The Last Founding Father Harlow Unger talked about his book The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation’s Call to Greatness (Da Capo Press; September 29,… read more

The Last Founding Father Harlow Unger talked about his book The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation’s Call to Greatness (Da Capo Press; September 29, 2009). In this biography he recounts the life of the fifth president of the United States, James Monroe (1751-1831). President Monroe served two-terms, was a decorated soldier in the Revolutionary War and held more public positions than anyone else in American history. His resume included tenures as a congressman and senator, a secretary of state and war, governor of Virginia, and a U.S. minister to Britain and France. Mr. Unger responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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The Last Founding Father

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Program ID:
289913-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Nov 23, 2009 | 12:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 08, 2016 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Nov 23, 2009 | 12:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 28, 2009 | 5:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 13, 2009 | 10:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 16, 2010 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 30, 2016 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2016 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 08, 2016 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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