Mississippi in Africa

Alan Huffman talked about his book, Mississippi in Africa: The Saga of the Slaves of Prospect Hill Plantation and Their Legacy in Liberia, in which he tells… read more

Alan Huffman talked about his book, Mississippi in Africa: The Saga of the Slaves of Prospect Hill Plantation and Their Legacy in Liberia, in which he tells the story of a group of slaves that migrated to Liberia, the life they lead while there, and the connection to the civil war that broke out in Liberia during the 1990s.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Jackson, Mississippi, from April 24-29 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments aired on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments aired on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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Mississippi in Africa

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Program ID:
319902-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Lorman, Mississippi, United States
First Aired:
Jul 05, 2014 | 12:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 06, 2014 | 10:10am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 05, 2014 | 12:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 06, 2014 | 10:10am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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