150th Anniversary of the Dred Scott Decision

A discussion was held on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Dred Scott decision, where Dred Scott had sued for his… read more

A discussion was held on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Dred Scott decision, where Dred Scott had sued for his freedom. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that blacks could never be citizens of the United States. After opening remarks, Mr. Shurtleff moderated a discussion of the impact of that decision. Lynne Jackson is the great-great-granddaughter of Dred Scott. A video clip was shown of a PBS program about the case. The speakers responded to audience members' questions.

This event was the final plenary session of the annual spring meeting of the National Association of Attorneys General. close

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150th Anniversary of the Dred Scott Decision

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Program ID:
197002-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 12, 2007
Last Aired:
Mar 7, 2011

Airing Details

  • May 12, 2007 | 8:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 12, 2007 | 11:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 06, 2010 | 10:54am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 06, 2010 | 11:46am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 06, 2010 | 4:54pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 06, 2010 | 5:46pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 06, 2010 | 10:54pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 06, 2010 | 11:46pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 07, 2010 | 4:54am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 07, 2010 | 5:46am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 06, 2011 | 3:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 07, 2011 | 4:55am EST | C-SPAN 3
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