Aaron Burr: Conspiracy to Treason
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Macon, Georgia, from January 20-23 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
Buckner F. Melton, Jr. talked about his book, Aaron Burr: Conspiracy to Treason, in which he discusses Burr’s involvement in one of the more sensational criminal conspiracies in U.S. history, and why he remains a compelling political figure. Best known as the man who killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel, Aaron Burr served as a U.S. Senator and as Thomas Jefferson’s vice president from 1800 to 1804.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Macon, Georgia, from January 20-23 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. close
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