French and Scottish Influence on U.S. Capitol

In 1793, President George Washington selected architect William Thornton’s design for the U.S. Capitol. In this program, historian Michael Brown… read more

In 1793, President George Washington selected architect William Thornton’s design for the U.S. Capitol. In this program, historian Michael Brown argued that events from the French and Scottish Enlightenment in the late 18th century influenced Thornton’s vision. The U.S. Capitol Historical Society and the University of Aberdeen in Scotland hosted this event. close

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  • Christine A. Merdon Chief Operating Officer Office of the Architect of the Capitol
  • Richard Wells Vice Principal University of Aberdeen->International Partnerships
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French and Scottish Influence on U.S. Capitol

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Program ID:
455200-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 12, 2019 | 11:06pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 19, 2019 | 9:07am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jan 12, 2019 | 11:06pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 13, 2019 | 5:06pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 14, 2019 | 3:08am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 19, 2019 | 9:07am EST | C-SPAN 3
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