John Brown and the Rhode Island Slave Trade

C. Morgan Grefe toured the John Brown exhibit and talked about John Brown’s role in the slave trade. Rhode Island was the… read more

C. Morgan Grefe toured the John Brown exhibit and talked about John Brown’s role in the slave trade. Rhode Island was the largest importer of slaves among the states along the Atlantic.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local 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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John Brown and the Rhode Island Slave Trade

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310169-1
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Tour
Location:
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
First Aired:
Jan 5, 2013
Last Aired:
Jan 6, 2013

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  • Jan 05, 2013 | 11:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 06, 2013 | 12:48pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 06, 2013 | 5:18pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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