Dan Feller, professor of history and director of The Papers of Andrew Jackson project, was interviewed by several media outlets coinciding with President Donald Trump’s visit to Andrew Jackson’s home, The Hermitage, in Nashville on Wednesday.
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In WBIR’s coverage of President Trump’s Inauguration, Professors Dan Feller and Amber Roessner weighed in regarding their respective areas of expertise.
The year 1832 was pivotal in Andrew Jackson’s presidency. He defeated Henry Clay to secure a second term and launched the policies that came to define his administration and his legacy. These moments are among many captured in the latest volume of The Papers of Andrew Jackson, a UT project dedicated to transcribing and publishing the president’s entire written record.
MSN quoted history professor Dan Feller in this story examining whether Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has what it takes to be and act “presidential.”
Harriet Tubman, an abolitionist who helped many slaves to freedom, will replace Andrew Jackson on the twenty-dollar bill—a decision prompted by the desire to recognize others who have played a significant role in American history, according to a UT expert.
Indian Country Today interviewed history professor Dan Feller for a story that is part of a series exploring past presidents’ attitudes toward Native Americans, challenges and triumphs regarding tribes, and the federal laws and Indian policies enacted during their terms in office.
Dan Feller, professor of history, was a judge of the History Hounds dog costume contest during this weekend’s East Tennessee History Fair. He was featured in this News Sentinel video about the qualifications used to critique the pooches and how the ultimate winners were chosen.
A recent segment on the witty and irreverent Last Week Tonight with John Oliver featured history professor Dan Feller in a clip from the 2008 PBS documentary Andrew Jackson: Good, Evil, and the Presidency.
Steve Inskeep, an anchor of National Public Radio’s Morning Edition, will speak at the Bijou Theatre on Tuesday, June 2. The campus community is invited to the 7:00 p.m. event downtown.
WBIR’s Live at Five at Four interviewed Dan Feller, professor of history, on his recent appearances on C-SPAN’s “Lectures in History” series and “Who Do You Think You Are?”