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CSPAN
Oct 4, 2015 1:05am EDT
? >> know. but, there was a-- robert e lee was married to custis is daughter, like george washington's granddaughter or great granddaughter or something like that, but randolph was somehow in the family. randolph was a kid to just about everyone. he was well-connected and not as close of that, because he was relation. >> garland tucker. [applause]. >> thank you so much. thank you for joining us, everyone. have a wonderful afternoon. we appreciate you being here. [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> you are watching 48 hours of nonfiction. three cal television for serious readers. >> pulitzer prize winner david mccullough joins us here on our set at the convention center.loh the woright brothers is his most recent book, his most recent bestseller. mr. mcculloch, who funded the wright brothers? >> they did.? there are only funding had was what they took from their rather modest earnings from their bicycle shop. they not only funded theirer efforts, but they virtually made everything that they were in they need of to create the firstlyin flyers
CSPAN
Sep 13, 2015 4:20pm EDT
his writers, who also then wrote for george w. bush when he became president and, of course, kennedy's ghost writers and franklin roosevelt. they are great speeches. words are much more important than many people realize. i remember when hillary clinton was running the last time and she accused her competition of just using words, using words is a huge part of leadership. the great presidents of all had the power of communication, lincoln, roosevelt, franklin roosevelt, kennedy, words matter, they endure and carry on following generations. we still quote them. imagine martinwe luther king without the power of his words. it's so important that we all learn the english language. one of aspects of the wright brothers was the quality of the letters they wrote. it wasn't that they were correct gram -- grammatically, they were clear, funny and touchy. they were incapable at the collection in congress proves, they were incapable of writing a short letter from a boring one. .. man beings, that is we're it is. what they put down on paper in the english-language. i would have wanted to have writ
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2015 9:35pm EST
good writer. some presence had wonderful writers for the scripts. also george hw bush when he became president. , they were great speeches. words are much more important than many people realize. i remember when hillary clinton was running last time and she accused her competition, using words is a huge part of leadership. they have all had the power of communication, lincoln, theodore roosevelt, jack kennedy, words matter and carry-on for the following generations. we still quote this. imagine martin luther king without the power of his words. that is why it is important that we all learn to use the english language. one of the startling marvelous aspects of the wright brothers was the quality of the letters of the wrote. it was not just that they were correct grammatically, they were powerful and effective clear and could be funny and touching. they were incapable of writing a short letter or a boring one. that's where it is. i would've wanted to have written my book about the wright brothers even if they had not succeeded in their mission. so much is there learn from their attitud
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2015 10:12am EST
. ronald reagan had peggy noonan for one of his writers. she also then wrote for george hw bush when he became president. of course,
CSPAN
Sep 4, 2017 12:24pm EDT
and george washington's presidency? >> guest: congress. and congress had some difficult issues so settle. for one thing we were in the midst of a terrible depression. people don't understand that the depression lasted as long as thn war had, and most people don't understand how long that war lasted, eight 1/2 years. except for vietnam, it is longest war we've ever beenow involved in. and the, the plight of people, particularly new england, wass really serious. people were going to jail for debt, which is not what they fought the war for. it led to what is known as shays rebellion. it was unsettled and unsettlinge time and it was the northwest ordinance that was passed by that congress, one of the most far-reaching decisions that any congress ever made, that provided the opportunity of inexpensive land for veterans of the revolution in lieu of the money they had been paid which was called scrip which was only worth 10 cents of the dollar. it was opening up of the west, because it was unknown, old northwest, which is north and west of the ohio river, which ultimately became five imm
CSPAN
Sep 3, 2017 3:50am EDT
running the country between the constitutional convention of 87 and george washington's presidency? >> guest: congress. congress had issues to settle. for once we were in the midst of a terrible depression. people don't understand that. the depression lasted as long as the war and most people don't understand how long the war lasted, 81/2 years which except for vietnam the longest war we have been involved in. flight of people particularly in new england was really serious. people were going to jail for debt, which was not what they had fought that war for for and it led to what was known as share's rebellion. it was a very unsettled and unsettling time. there was the northwest ordinance passed by that congress. one of the most far-reaching decisions any congress ever made that provided the opportunity of inexpensive land for veterans of the revolution in lieu of the money they had been paid which was called scrip which was only worth $.10 on the dollar. it was the opening up of the west as it was then known, the northwest, north and west of the ohio river, which ultimately became
CSPAN
Sep 23, 2017 9:55am EDT
country between the constitutional cannot convention of 87 and george washington's presidency and congress have some difficult issues to settle. the one thing we were in the midst of the terrible profession. in the depression lasted as cong as the war have and mostngg people didn't understand how long the war lasted. eight and half years. except for vietnam it's the longest war we have ever been involved in. the plight of people in new england was really serious. and people were going to jail which was not what they fought that were four. it led to what was known as shays rebellion. it was a very unsettled time. it was the northwest ordinance that was passed by the congress. it provided the opportunity of inexpensive land for the revolution in lieu of the money they had been paid which was only worth about 10 cents on the dollar. it was the opening up of the west as it was then known it was north and west of the ohio river which ultimately became the important states of ohio, illinois indiana and michigan and wisconsin. and that was among the most important decisions of that congr
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