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Henry Clay: The Essential American

Historians David and Jeanne Heidler recount the life of the “the Western Star,” Henry Clay. The youngest speaker of the House and long time U.S.… read more

Historians David and Jeanne Heidler recount the life of the “the Western Star,” Henry Clay. The youngest speaker of the House and long time U.S. Senator from Kentucky who served under ten presidents. The Heidler’s recall Clay’s personal life, which included his fifty-three year marriage and eleven children and his political exploits from his significant role in the Great Compromise to his five unsuccessful campaigns for the presidency. David and Jeanne Heidler presented their book at Ashlands, The Henry Clay Estate, in Lexington, Kentucky. close

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Henry Clay: The Essential American

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Program ID:
294176-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
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Location:
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
First Aired:
Jun 26, 2010 | 1:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 05, 2011 | 12:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jun 26, 2010 | 1:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 27, 2010 | 9:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 04, 2010 | 8:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 04, 2010 | 5:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 11, 2010 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 12, 2010 | 1:43am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 03, 2011 | 12:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 04, 2011 | 4:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 05, 2011 | 12:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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