American Scripture

Mrs. Maier talked about her new book, American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Indepedence. She focused particularly on the rough… read more

Mrs. Maier talked about her new book, American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Indepedence. She focused particularly on the rough draft of the Declaration of Independence which is currently on display at the Library of Congress and the history of the Declaration of Independence. She mentioned that it was a bewildering but human document, described the first page and asked why we still care about the finished document. After her remarks, she took questions from the audience. close

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  • John Y. Cole Founding Director Library of Congress->Center for the Book
  • Pauline R. Maier Professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology->American History

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American Scripture

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Program ID:
87469-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 02, 1997 | 5:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jul 03, 1997 | 11:53am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 02, 1997 | 5:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 03, 1997 | 2:48am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 03, 1997 | 11:53am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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