Kearny's March Winston Groom recounts General Stephen Watts Kearney’s command of 2,000 American soldiers who marched from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to California in 1846.… read more

Kearny's March Winston Groom recounts General Stephen Watts Kearney’s command of 2,000 American soldiers who marched from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to California in 1846. General Kearney was under orders from President James Polk to acquire Mexico’s northern territories, land that would make up a large portion of America’s southwestern states. Mr. Groom examines General Kearney’s travels, the acquisition of land, and the rapid westward expansion of the United States. He also responded to questions from members of the audience.

This program of the Georgia Center for the Book was held at the Decatur Library, the main library of the DeKalb County Public Library in Decatur, Georgia. close

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Program ID:
303489-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Decatur, Georgia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 14, 2012 | 1:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jun 24, 2013 | 12:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jan 14, 2012 | 1:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 15, 2012 | 8:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 04, 2012 | 3:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 06, 2012 | 4:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 22, 2013 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 23, 2013 | 4:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 24, 2013 | 12:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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