Life of Freed Slave Michael Shiner

Leslie Anderson talked about the life of Michael Shiner, a freed slave who worked at the Washington Navy Yard, rose to prominence in the… read more

Leslie Anderson talked about the life of Michael Shiner, a freed slave who worked at the Washington Navy Yard, rose to prominence in the Capitol Hill community, and kept a wide-ranging diary of neighborhood events from 1813 to 1869. Shiner was an eyewitness to the burning of the Navy Yard by the British in 1814 and many other notable events over more than half a century. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Life of Freed Slave Michael Shiner

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Program ID:
317598-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 1, 2014
Last Aired:
Mar 9, 2014

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  • Mar 01, 2014 | 5:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 02, 2014 | 3:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 09, 2014 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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