Empire of Mud

J.D. Dickey talked about his book, Empire of Mud: The Secret History of Washington, D.C., about what Washington, D.C., was like during the 19th… read more

J.D. Dickey talked about his book, Empire of Mud: The Secret History of Washington, D.C., about what Washington, D.C., was like during the 19th Century. In his book, he says that Washington was “one of the worst excuses for a capital city the world has ever seen,” where slums, prostitution, gang warfare, and slave trading featured prominently. Mr. Dickey spoke about his book at Kramerbooks and Afterwords Cafe in Washington, D.C. close

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Empire of Mud

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Program ID:
323889-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 24, 2015 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Feb 14, 2015 | 7:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jan 24, 2015 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 01, 2015 | 9:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 14, 2015 | 7:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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