75th Anniversary of Marian Anderson’s Lincoln Memorial Concert

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell spoke at an event commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Marian Anderson’s Lincoln Memorial… read more

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell spoke at an event commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Marian Anderson’s Lincoln Memorial Concert. On Easter Sunday in 1939, singer Marian Anderson performed at the Lincoln Memorial. The concert was arranged by first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes after the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) refused to allow Anderson to perform at DAR Constitution Hall because she was African-American. close

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 12, 2014
Last Aired:
Apr 21, 2014

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  • Apr 12, 2014 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 12, 2014 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 14, 2014 | 12:41am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 20, 2014 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2014 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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