African-Americans and Building the U.S. Capitol

Lawmakers spoke to reporters about recently discovered documents proving that slaves helped construct the U.S. Capitol, including the… read more

Lawmakers spoke to reporters about recently discovered documents proving that slaves helped construct the U.S. Capitol, including the Freedom statue on the Capitol dome. Following their remarks they answered questions from reporters on various issues including payment of reparations to families of slaves and a task force to learn more about the slaves. close

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African-Americans and Building the U.S. Capitol

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Program ID:
158204-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 13, 2000
Last Aired:
Jul 15, 2000

Airing Details

  • Jul 13, 2000 | 4:28am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 13, 2000 | 8:07am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 15, 2000 | 1:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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