Driven West A.J. Langguth recounts President Andrew Jackson’s forced removal of Indian tribes that resided in the Southeast during the 1830s. The author… read more

Driven West A.J. Langguth recounts President Andrew Jackson’s forced removal of Indian tribes that resided in the Southeast during the 1830s. The author recalls the debates that surrounded President Jackson’s policy and the arduous travel the Cherokees dubbed the Trail of Tears, as they were led by bayonet point from their former home to Oklahoma territory. Professor Emeritus Langguth responded to questions from members of the audience. This was an Elson Lecture at the Atlanta History Center. close

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  • A.J. "Jack" Langguth Professor Emeritus University of Southern California->Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

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297319-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 22, 2011 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Feb 26, 2011 | 4:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jan 22, 2011 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 23, 2011 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 29, 2011 | 8:32pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 26, 2011 | 4:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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