Origins of Memorial Day

Bernard Powers gave a tour of sites in Charleston related to black heritage. At Hampton Park he talked about the connections it has to… read more

Bernard Powers gave a tour of sites in Charleston related to black heritage. At Hampton Park he talked about the connections it has to the very first Memorial Day.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 27-July 1 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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

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Location:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Jul 31, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 7, 2011

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  • Jul 31, 2011 | 9:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 31, 2011 | 8:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 31, 2011 | 11:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 06, 2011 | 9:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 07, 2011 | 1:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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