Washington and the Fight for Philadelphia

Richard Brookhiser addressed the question before George Washington in 1777: Could the British subdue the American rebels by capturing their… read more

Washington and the Fight for Philadelphia Richard Brookhiser addressed the question before George Washington in 1777: Could the British subdue the American rebels by capturing their capital, Philadelphia? It was Washington’s actions in moments like this that forged his reputation and ultimately led to his unanimous selection as the first president. The New-York Historical Society hosted this event. close

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Washington and the Fight for Philadelphia

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Program ID:
436672-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Dec 17, 2017 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 19, 2018 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Dec 17, 2017 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 18, 2017 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 23, 2017 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 24, 2017 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 19, 2018 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 19, 2018 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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