St. Louis' Old Courthouse and the Dred Scott Case

National Park Service Historian Bob Moore visited St. Louis’s Old Courthouse, including the courtroom where Dred and Harriet… read more

National Park Service Historian Bob Moore visited St. Louis’s Old Courthouse, including the courtroom where Dred and Harriet Scott were eventually granted their freedom, and talked about the Dred Scott Supreme Court decision. The Old Courthouse is one of St. Louis' most prominent architectural landmarks.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in St. Louis, Missouri, from May 17-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Cable 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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St. Louis, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Jun 21, 2014
Last Aired:
Aug 16, 2014

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  • Jun 21, 2014 | 9:41am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 22, 2014 | 2:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 23, 2014 | 4:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2014 | 9:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 16, 2014 | 3:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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