Book Discussion on An Example for All the Land

Kate Masur presents a history of Washington, D.C., during Reconstruction. Ms. Masur recounts the city’s many organizations… read more

Kate Masur presents a history of Washington, D.C., during Reconstruction. Ms. Masur recounts the city’s many organizations and public works that represented racial equality and the legislation passed by Congressional Republicans during this time to promote the capital as a progressive environ for civil rights. The author reports that this work was eventually overturned by a group of conservatives who sought to diminish black involvement in local government affairs. She used many slides during her presentation and afterward responded to questions from members of the audience. Kate Masur discussed her book at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois. close

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Book Discussion on An Example for All the Land

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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
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Springfield, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Apr 9, 2011
Last Aired:
May 29, 2011

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  • Apr 09, 2011 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 10, 2011 | 5:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 18, 2011 | 2:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 01, 2011 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • May 29, 2011 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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