Washington's Monument

John Steele Gordon talked about his book Washington’s Monument: And the Fascinating History of the Obelisk, in which he provides a history… read more

John Steele Gordon talked about his book Washington’s Monument: And the Fascinating History of the Obelisk, in which he provides a history of the Washington Monument. First conceived as an obelisk by architect Robert Mills in 1838, the monument was dedicated on February 21, 1885. In his book, the author reports that at 555 feet it is the tallest stone structure in the world. close

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Washington's Monument

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Program ID:
404466-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 05, 2016 | 11:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 03, 2016 | 4:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Mar 05, 2016 | 11:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 27, 2016 | 7:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 03, 2016 | 4:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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