Novelist Horatio Alger Jr.

Horatio Alger, Jr. was a 19th century writer and novelist. He is best known for his “rags to riches” stories centered around young boys… read more

Horatio Alger, Jr. was a 19th century writer and novelist. He is best known for his “rags to riches” stories centered around young boys working their way out of poverty. Historian Jack Bales recounted his life story and explained how he has been misrepresented in history. Mr. Bales is the co-author of The Lost Life of Horatio Alger, Jr.. This was part of the Great Lives Lecture Series at the University of Mary Washington, which provided the video. close

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Novelist Horatio Alger Jr.

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Program ID:
510557-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 17, 2021 | 7:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 25, 2021 | 11:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 17, 2021 | 7:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 18, 2021 | 5:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 20, 2021 | 12:13am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 20, 2021 | 5:16am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 25, 2021 | 11:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3