Knights of the Golden Circle

David Keehn talked about the secret society known as the Knights of the Golden Circle that sought to establish a slave empire spanning the… read more

David Keehn talked about the secret society known as the Knights of the Golden Circle that sought to establish a slave empire spanning the southern United States, Mexico, Cuba, and the West Indies. Created in 1854 by George Bickley, a Virginia-born doctor, the organization later shifted its focus to overthrowing the U.S. government and carrying out clandestine operations to support the Southern states. The National Archives hosted this event. close

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Knights of the Golden Circle

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Program ID:
312476-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 13, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 12, 2013

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  • Jul 13, 2013 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 13, 2013 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 14, 2013 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 10, 2013 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 11, 2013 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2013 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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