Emancipation Memorial

Pre-dating the Lincoln Memorial by almost 50 years, the Emancipation Memorial in Washington, DC’s Lincoln Park depicts the 16th… read more

Pre-dating the Lincoln Memorial by almost 50 years, the Emancipation Memorial in Washington, DC’s Lincoln Park depicts the 16th president freeing a slave. Designed and sculpted by Thomas Ball, it was funded by money donated by freed African Americans. Frederick Douglass spoke at the monument’s dedication in 1876, and expressed some criticism about its design and symbolism. It is still controversial today.

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Program ID:
307571-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 19, 2012
Last Aired:
Feb 2, 2014

Airing Details

  • Aug 19, 2012 | 4:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 20, 2012 | 12:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 20, 2012 | 5:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 25, 2012 | 11:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Aug 26, 2012 | 6:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 26, 2012 | 10:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Sep 22, 2012 | 11:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 23, 2012 | 12:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 14, 2012 | 8:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 22, 2012 | 3:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 30, 2012 | 9:57pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 31, 2012 | 7:27pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2013 | 6:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • Feb 19, 2013 | 2:53am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • May 27, 2013 | 10:27am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 25, 2013 | 5:57pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 26, 2013 | 1:57am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 02, 2014 | 1:56am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 02, 2014 | 4:27am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 02, 2014 | 11:32pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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