Transcontinental Railroad and the Big Four

Stanford University history Professor Richard White told the story of the “big four” key investors in the Transcontinental Railroad… read more

Stanford University history Professor Richard White told the story of the “big four” key investors in the Transcontinental Railroad project: Leland Stanford, Collis Huntington, Mark Hopkins and Charles Crocker. Mr. White is the author of Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America. This program was part of a Stanford Historical Society symposium marking the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad. close

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Program ID:
459416-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Stanford, California, United States
First Aired:
Apr 28, 2019 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 30, 2019 | 4:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Apr 28, 2019 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2019 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2019 | 12:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2019 | 4:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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