Life Portrait of James K. Polk

In the eleventh in a series on American presidents, the life and career of James Polk was discussed. Mr. Seale talked about… read more

In the eleventh in a series on American presidents, the life and career of James Polk was discussed. Mr. Seale talked about President Polk and the events of his presidency, including the acquisition of Oregon and Texas, his dark horse candidacy, and the Mexican War. Mr. Holtzapple provided a tour of Polk’s home and talked about some of the furnishings and about Polk’s personal life. Various rooms of the house and the exterior were shown throughout the program. A fifth grade student was interviewed about President Polk, in honor of whom her school was named. close

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Life Portrait of James K. Polk

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Program ID:
123943-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Columbia, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
May 28, 1999
Last Aired:
Apr 7, 2013

Airing Details

  • May 28, 1999 | 6:03am PDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 28, 1999 | 5:00pm PDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 28, 1999 | 11:53pm PDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 29, 1999 | 1:19am PDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 03, 1999 | 9:04am PDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 23, 1999 | 7:56pm PDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 22, 1999 | 6:03pm PST | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 02, 2000 | 1:02pm PDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 02, 2000 | 9:00pm PDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 11, 2001 | 8:00pm PDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2001 | 11:00pm PDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 14, 2001 | 8:00am PDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 14, 2001 | 11:00am PDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 15, 2001 | 8:00pm PDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 15, 2001 | 11:00pm PDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 07, 2013 | 6:01pm PDT | C-SPAN 3
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