Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates

Brian Kilmeade talked about his book Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates, which he co-wrote with Don Yaeger. In the book, the authors examine… read more

Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates Brian Kilmeade talked about his book Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates, which he co-wrote with Don Yaeger. In the book, the authors examine President Thomas Jefferson’s efforts to thwart the capture of American ships by pirates off of Africa’s Barbary Coast in the early 19th century. In his book, the author reports that President Jefferson ultimately dispatched the U.S. Navy to prevent incursions from Tripoli, which resulted in the start of the Barbary Wars. close

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Program ID:
400314-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 12, 2015 | 6:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Feb 13, 2016 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Dec 12, 2015 | 6:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 13, 2015 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 20, 2015 | 2:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 02, 2016 | 7:07am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 23, 2016 | 12:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 13, 2016 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
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