Book Discussion on The First Waco Horror: The Lynching of Jesse Washington

Outside of the BookTV Bus, Patricia Bernstein was interviewed about her book The First Waco Horror: The Lynching of Jesse Washington and… read more

Outside of the BookTV Bus, Patricia Bernstein was interviewed about her book The First Waco Horror: The Lynching of Jesse Washington and the Rise of the NAACP, published by Texas A and M University Press. She discussed the life of a black farm laborer, Jesse Washington, and the trial that led to his death. Ms. Bernstein said she wrote the book after seeing a picture of the lynching and the early years of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). close

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Book Discussion on The First Waco Horror: The Lynching of Jesse Washington

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Program ID:
189620-12
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Nov 26, 2005
Last Aired:
Dec 12, 2005

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  • Nov 26, 2005 | 1:49pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 27, 2005 | 7:50am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 11, 2005 | 12:20pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 12, 2005 | 12:42am EST | C-SPAN 2
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