African-American Civil War Memorial

Participants gathered to celebrate a memorial to the more than 200,000 African-American soldiers who served in Union forces during the… read more

Participants gathered to celebrate a memorial to the more than 200,000 African-American soldiers who served in Union forces during the Civil War in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC which will be completed in 1997. The memorial is required by legislation passed in 1991. They paid tribute to these soldiers service and bravery and talked about the discrimination they continually faced from their counterparts. Musical selections were provided by a Air Force string quartet. close

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African-American Civil War Memorial

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Program ID:
74868-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 9, 1996
Last Aired:
Sep 15, 1996

Airing Details

  • Sep 09, 1996 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 09, 1996 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 09, 1996 | 11:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 10, 1996 | 2:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 14, 1996 | 12:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 14, 1996 | 8:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 15, 1996 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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