A Country of Vast Designs: James K. Polk, the Mexican War and the Conquest of the American Continent
Publisher: Tantor Media
Date: March 2010
Duration: 19 hours 0 minutes
Robert W. Merry, the president and publisher of Congressional Quarterly, Inc., examines how, in a one-term presidency, James K. Polk completed the story of America's Manifest Destiny by expanding its territory across the continent.