Betsy Ross and the Making of America

Marla Miller talked about her book, Betsy Ross and the Making of America, in which she recounts the life of Betsy Ross. Long-fabled in American… read more

Betsy Ross and the Making of America Marla Miller talked about her book, Betsy Ross and the Making of America, in which she recounts the life of Betsy Ross. Long-fabled in American history, the author examines the flag seamstress’s work for the American Revolution, which provides insight into an artisan’s life in Philadelphia during the 18th century. The author also recalls Ross' personal life, she died in 1836 at the age eighty-four, had been married three times, and had seven children. Marla Miller discussed her book at the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia. close

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Program ID:
293480-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
May 15, 2010 | 9:14am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jun 22, 2014 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • May 15, 2010 | 9:14am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 16, 2010 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 30, 2010 | 2:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 24, 2010 | 9:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 25, 2010 | 5:33am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 18, 2010 | 10:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 19, 2010 | 2:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 14, 2014 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 15, 2014 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 22, 2014 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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