Book Discussion on Race Relations at the Margins

Jeff Forret talked about the little-explored topic of the relationship of poor whites and slaves in the South between 1820-1860 from his… read more

Jeff Forret talked about the little-explored topic of the relationship of poor whites and slaves in the South between 1820-1860 from his book Race Relations at the Margins: Slaves and Poor Whites in the Antebellum Southern Countryside.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Beaumont, Texas, on January 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time-Warner Cable 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

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Book Discussion on Race Relations at the Margins

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Beaumont, Texas, United States
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Feb 4, 2012
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Feb 5, 2012

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  • Feb 04, 2012 | 12:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 05, 2012 | 5:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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