History of the Republican Party

Professor Heather Cox Richardson, author of To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party talked about the evolution of the “Party of… read more

Professor Heather Cox Richardson, author of To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party talked about the evolution of the “Party of Lincoln.” Professor Richardson spoke about the origins of the party and said it was founded to advocate for the middle class against elite plantation owners. She also talked about the Republican figures who defined the party, including Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, and Ronald Reagan. close

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History of the Republican Party

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Program ID:
324575-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 29, 2015 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 04, 2015 | 10:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Mar 29, 2015 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 29, 2015 | 10:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 04, 2015 | 10:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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