Civil War Sesquicentennial Congressional Briefing

A group representing a coalition of 14 national organizations held a congressional briefing on legislation to establish a National Civil… read more

A group representing a coalition of 14 national organizations held a congressional briefing on legislation to establish a National Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission to coordinate events that would be held over the next four years to celebrate the one-hundred-fiftieth anniversary of the American Civil War. They responded to questions and comments from members of the audience.

The briefing for members of Congress, their staff, and the press was held in the Congressional South Conference Room of the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Ron Armstead Executive Director Congressional Black Caucus Veterans Braintrust
  • Rick Beard Coordinator American Association for State and Local History ->Civil War Sesquicentennial
  • Bob Beatty Vice President American Association for State and Local History ->Programs
  • Daryl Michael Scott Vice President Association for the Study of African-American Life and History->Programs
  • Frank Smith Jr. Director African American Civil War Memorial Freedom Foundation and Museum
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Civil War Sesquicentennial Congressional Briefing

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Program ID:
297892-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 12, 2011
Last Aired:
Mar 13, 2011

Airing Details

  • Mar 12, 2011 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 12, 2011 | 10:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 13, 2011 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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