Book Discussion on American Uprising

Daniel Rasmussen recalls the largest slave revolt in American history. On January 8, 1811, 500 slaves in military uniforms and… read more

Daniel Rasmussen recalls the largest slave revolt in American history. On January 8, 1811, 500 slaves in military uniforms and equipped with assorted weapons embarked on taking New Orleans. The author reports on their march upon the city and the outcome -- over one hundred slaves were killed and the event deliberately excluded from many historical accounts of the time. Daniel Rasmussen discussed his book at Garden District Book Shop in New Orleans. close

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Book Discussion on American Uprising

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Public Affairs Event
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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Feb 5, 2011
Last Aired:
Feb 26, 2011

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  • Feb 05, 2011 | 8:08pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 06, 2011 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 12, 2011 | 11:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 20, 2011 | 2:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 26, 2011 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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