Senator Sam Ervin and Watergate

Panelists talked about Senator Sam Ervin’s (D-NC) time as chair of the Senate Watergate Committee. Panelists included Senator Ervin’s former aide, Rufus… read more

Panelists talked about Senator Sam Ervin’s (D-NC) time as chair of the Senate Watergate Committee. Panelists included Senator Ervin’s former aide, Rufus Edmisten, and his grandson, Judge Sam Ervin IV. They recalled Senator Ervin’s character and how the self-proclaimed “country lawyer” relied on his knowledge of the law and personal convictions to guide the Senate Watergate Committee. This event was hosted by the North Carolina Museum of History. close

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  • Karl E. Campbell Associate Professor Appalachian State University->Department of History
  • Rufus Edmisten Deputy Chief Counsel (Former) Senate Select Pres. Camp. Activ. Cmte.
  • Sam J. Ervin IV Judge North Carolina Court of Appeals
  • Michael Scott Coordinator North Carolina Museum of History->Adult Education Programs
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Senator Sam Ervin and Watergate

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Program ID:
320893-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Aug 31, 2014 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 06, 2014 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 31, 2014 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 01, 2014 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 06, 2014 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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