Reconstruction and Civil Rights Eras

Melvin Ely compared the participants, tactics, and lasting changes of the Reconstruction and Civil Rights eras. He spoke about many… read more

Melvin Ely compared the participants, tactics, and lasting changes of the Reconstruction and Civil Rights eras. He spoke about many similarities and differences between the post-Civil War South and what Ely called the “Second Reconstruction” of the 1960s. Professor Ely also discussed the status of affirmative action, the evolution of voter demographics, and political party affiliations. This class was part of a course called, “African American History from Emancipation to the Present.” close

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

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  • Melvin Patrick Ely Professor College of William and Mary->Tyler (Lyon Gardiner) History Department

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Reconstruction and Civil Rights Eras

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 25, 2014
Last Aired:
Sep 14, 2014

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  • Aug 25, 2014 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 26, 2014 | 12:18am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Sep 07, 2014 | 12:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 14, 2014 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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