Hanging Captain Gordon

Ron Soodalter talked about his book Hanging Captain Gordon: The Life and Trial of an American Slave Trader, published by Washington Square… read more

Hanging Captain Gordon Ron Soodalter talked about his book Hanging Captain Gordon: The Life and Trial of an American Slave Trader, published by Washington Square Press. The book tells the story of the 1862 hanging of Nathaniel Gordon, one of many ship captains charged with breaking an 1820 law banning slave-trading, but the only one to ever be executed. He was interviewed while at the 2007 Virginia Festival of the Book. close

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Hanging Captain Gordon

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Program ID:
197427-11
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
May 05, 2007 | 1:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 01, 2007 | 9:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • May 05, 2007 | 1:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 06, 2007 | 3:13am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 19, 2007 | 11:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 01, 2007 | 9:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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