General Cornwallis and the Battle of Charlotte
Hugh Dussek talked about Lord Cornwallis and his role in the Revolutionary War, focusing on the 1780 Battle of… read more
Hugh Dussek talked about Lord Cornwallis and his role in the Revolutionary War, focusing on the 1780 Battle of Charlotte. Mr. Dussek was interviewed at the site in downtown Charlotte where General Cornwallis led the British in that confrontation.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) on their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” were in Charlotte, N.C., on August 29-September 2, 2011, to feature the history and literary life of the city that would host the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Working with the Time Warner 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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- Hugh Dussek Instructor Central Piedmont Community College (Charlotte, NC)->History
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