African-American Actor Ira Aldridge

Jim Barber talked about the history of an oil painting of African American actor Ira Aldridge in the National Portrait Gallery’s collection. Ira… read more

Jim Barber talked about the history of an oil painting of African American actor Ira Aldridge in the National Portrait Gallery’s collection. Ira Aldridge was born free in New York in 1807 and became famous in Europe after he was unable to find work in America.

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African-American Actor Ira Aldridge

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Program ID:
324424-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 04, 2015 | 9:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 16, 2015 | 9:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 04, 2015 | 9:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 05, 2015 | 1:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 10, 2015 | 11:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2015 | 3:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2015 | 6:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2015 | 5:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 12, 2015 | 3:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 16, 2015 | 1:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 16, 2015 | 9:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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