Q&A with James Traub

James Traub talked about his book, John Quincy Adams: Militant Spirit. Mr. Traub described the former president’s relationships with his parents,… read more

James Traub talked about his book, John Quincy Adams: Militant Spirit. Mr. Traub described the former president’s relationships with his parents, wife, and children; the extensive diary President Adams kept over the course of his entire adult life; his presidency and career in the House of Representives after leaving the White House; his opposition to slavery; and his pre-presidency service as a diplomat, U.S. senator, and secretary of state in James Monroe’s administration. Mr. Traub also talked about his career in journalism and reasons for writing the book. close

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Q&A with James Traub

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Q&A
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 18, 2016 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Sep 19, 2016 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Sep 18, 2016 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 18, 2016 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 19, 2016 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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