War of 1812 200th Anniversary, Anniversary Dinner

William Allman and William Seale talked about the facts and stories surrounding the British burning of the White House. White House curator… read more

War of 1812 200th Anniversary, Anniversary Dinner William Allman and William Seale talked about the facts and stories surrounding the British burning of the White House. White House curator William Allman told the story of the portrait of George Washington famously saved by Dolley Madison. Then, author William Seale described the events leading up to the burning itself. During the War of 1812, British soldiers invaded Washington, D.C., on August 24th, 1814, and set fire to the White House and U.S. Capitol building. President James Madison and first lady Dolley Madison fled the city. close

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Program ID:
321064-5
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 14, 2014 | 9:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 20, 2014 | 3:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Sep 14, 2014 | 9:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 15, 2014 | 1:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 15, 2014 | 5:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 20, 2014 | 3:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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