Blacks and the Civil War

Professor Edna Medford teaches a course on African-American history at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The day’s lecture… read more

Professor Edna Medford teaches a course on African-American history at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The day’s lecture focused on the meaning of the Civil War to African Americans. Topics included the participation of blacks in the Civil War in fighting for both the North and the South, and President Lincoln’s relationship with Frederick Douglass.  close

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Blacks and the Civil War

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 12, 2011
Last Aired:
Jul 24, 2011

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  • Mar 12, 2011 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 12, 2011 | 11:58pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 13, 2011 | 1:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 24, 2011 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 24, 2011 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 24, 2011 | 11:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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