African-American History in Washington, D.C., Part 1

Coming up is a program on African American work and life in Washington, DC - especially in the area around the White House known as… read more

Coming up is a program on African American work and life in Washington, DC - especially in the area around the White House known as President’s Park. 

We’ll hear from Lonnie Bunch, director of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture -- and from George Mason history professor Spencer Crew who explores the lives of free blacks in the 18th and 19th centuries. 

Katherine Malone-France of the National Trust for Historic Preservation ends this program with a discussion about the slave quarters at Decatur House just across the street from the White House. 

This hour-long event took place at St. John’s Church on the edge of President’s Park. close

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African-American History in Washington, D.C., Part 1

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Program ID:
304608-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 17, 2012
Last Aired:
Apr 10, 2012

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  • Mar 17, 2012 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 18, 2012 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 19, 2012 | 4:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 09, 2012 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 10, 2012 | 12:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 10, 2012 | 4:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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