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John C. Calhoun (Character)
from The Monroe Doctrine (1939)
- The Gettysburg Address (2015) Played by Gary Busey
- Memphis & Charleston Railroad: Marriage of the Waters (2010) (TV) Played by Jack Parnell
- Andrew Jackson (2007) (TV) Played by Steven T. Bartlett
- Amistad (1997) Played by Arliss Howard
- "The Adams Chronicles"
- Chapter IX: John Quincy Adams, President (1976) TV episode, Played by Robert Phalen
- Chapter VIII: John Quincy Adams, Secretary of State (1976) TV episode, Played by Robert Phalen
- "The Great Adventure"
- The Testing of Sam Houston (1964) TV episode, Played by David White
- "You Are There"
- Daniel Webster's Sacrifice to Save the Union (March 7, 1850) (1956) TV episode, Played by Carl Benton Reid
- Old Hickory (1939) Played by Ted Osborne (as Vice President John C. Calhoun)
- The Monroe Doctrine (1939) Played by Ted Osborne
- The Gorgeous Hussy (1936) Played by Frank Conroy
John C. Calhoun: We are inferior in one area: we're not as proficient in the art of gain. We're not as wealthy as our northern neighbors. We're still struggling. Take away our life's blood now, and... well, we all know what happens then. North and South. They become the masters, and we the slaves. But not without a fight!
[the other dinner guests are momentarily silenced]
Martin Van Buren: Senator Calhoun is being modest. He's not inferior in another area, the art of exaggeration.
John C. Calhoun: Ask yourself, Senor Calderon. What court wants to be responsible for the spark that ignites the firestorm? What President wants to be in office when it comes crashing down around him? Certainly no court before this one. Certainly no President, before this one. So, judge us not too harshly, sir. And bid her majesty 'like. Because the real determination our courts and our President must make, is not whether this rag-tag bunch of Africans raised swords against their enemy... but rather, must *we?*
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