Interpreting the Declaration of Independence

Panelists talked about the historical background and the original intent of the Declaration of Independence. They argued that starting in the 19th… read more

Panelists talked about the historical background and the original intent of the Declaration of Independence. They argued that starting in the 19th century abolitionists focused on the phrase “life, liberty, ad the pursuit of happiness,” which led to a misunderstanding about the original intent of the document. close

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  • Holly Brewer Associate Professor University of Maryland, College Park->History Department
  • Woody Holton Professor University of South Carolina->History Department
  • Bill Mayer Executive National Archives and Records Administration->Research Services
  • Eric Slauter Associate Professor University of Chicago->English Language and Literature Department
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Interpreting the Declaration of Independence

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Program ID:
326755-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 02, 2015 | 9:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jul 19, 2015 | 2:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jul 02, 2015 | 9:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 03, 2015 | 12:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 03, 2015 | 3:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 03, 2015 | 6:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 12, 2015 | 4:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 13, 2015 | 2:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 18, 2015 | 8:29am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 19, 2015 | 2:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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