George Washington's and Billy Lee

James Thompson discusses why George Washington may have granted his personal slave land and freedom. William Lee, known as Billy Lee, was George Washington’s personal slave, and Washington granted Billy Lee land and freedom in his will.

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George Washington's and Billy Lee

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Program ID:
400118-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 24, 2016 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 30, 2016 | 12:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jan 24, 2016 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 25, 2016 | 12:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 30, 2016 | 12:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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