Slavery and the Freedom Trials

Lea VanderVelde talked about slaves who used the law as a pathway to freedom prior to the Civil War. She spoke about how slaves contributed… read more

Lea VanderVelde talked about slaves who used the law as a pathway to freedom prior to the Civil War. She spoke about how slaves contributed to building frontier communities and discussed legal cases that illustrate the struggles of both enslaved and free blacks. close

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Slavery and the Freedom Trials

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Program ID:
324286-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 19, 2015 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 25, 2015 | 4:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Apr 19, 2015 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 19, 2015 | 6:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 25, 2015 | 10:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 24, 2015 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 25, 2015 | 4:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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