Singing for Freedom

Scott Gac talked about his book, Singing for Freedom: The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Nineteenth Century Culture of Antebellum Reform, about one of the… read more

Scott Gac talked about his book, Singing for Freedom: The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Nineteenth Century Culture of Antebellum Reform, about one of the most famous American family singing groups of the 1840s and its impact on the abolitionist movement.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Hartford, Connecticut, from November 14-20 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 air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Singing for Freedom

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Program ID:
403677-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
First Aired:
Jan 24, 2016 | 1:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 24, 2016 | 3:17pm EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jan 24, 2016 | 1:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 24, 2016 | 3:17pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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