25 minutes | Jan 2nd 2020

Episode 4: Barry Gidcomb | The Governorship of James K. Polk

In 1839 James Polk was elected the 9th governor of Tennessee. Polk's tireless campaigning led the Democrats to a stunning victory that thrust Polk into the national spotlight. On this episode Dr. Barry Gidcomb of Columbia State Community College discusses the governorship of James K. Polk and how Polk's national ambition affected his ability to govern on the state level.
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