Book Discussion on Sorting Out the New South City
Tom Hanchett discussed Charlotte’s unique history and other topics included in his book Sorting Out the New South City and his recent… read more
Tom Hanchett discussed Charlotte’s unique history and other topics included in his book Sorting Out the New South City and his recent book chapter “Salad Bowl Suburbs: A History of Charlotte’s East Side and South Boulevard Immigrant Corridors.” He talked about Charlotte being integrated before the Civil War and then becoming segregated after the conclusion of the war and talked about waves of integration. He showed some slides and responded to questions from members of the audience at the Charlotte Museum of History. He was the keynote speaker at this community event to kick off the LCV tour of Charlotte.
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 historic sites and interviewed local historians, authors, and civic leaders. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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