Snow-Storm in August

Jefferson Morley, Washington correspondent for Salon recounts the first race riot in Washington, D.C. in August 1835. The riots were followed by… read more

Jefferson Morley, Washington correspondent for Salon recounts the first race riot in Washington, D.C. in August 1835. The riots were followed by two criminal trials tried by the City’s district attorney, Francis Scott Key, the author of the Star Spangled Banner. Key defended slavery in his prosecution and sought capital punishment, only to be thwarted by the alleged victim, Anna Thornton, whose late husband William Thornton, designed the United States Capitol. close

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
First Aired:
Sep 01, 2012 | 5:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 20, 2015 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 01, 2012 | 5:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 02, 2012 | 10:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 09, 2012 | 8:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 15, 2012 | 3:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 07, 2012 | 3:16pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2012 | 10:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 12, 2015 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 13, 2015 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 20, 2015 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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