Denmark Vesey Slave Rebellion

Bernard Powers gave a tour of sites in Charleston related to black heritage. He talked about the Denmark Vesey Slave Rebellion, which… read more

Bernard Powers gave a tour of sites in Charleston related to black heritage. He talked about the Denmark Vesey Slave Rebellion, which was a failed 1822 revolt that resulted in the execution of the leader, Denmark Vesey. Professor Powers spoke in front of the Charleston church that Denmark Vesey’s son built. He talked about the historical significance of the church.

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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Denmark Vesey Slave Rebellion

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Location:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Jul 30, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 1, 2011

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  • Jul 30, 2011 | 9:21am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 31, 2011 | 10:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 31, 2011 | 4:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 01, 2011 | 5:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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