Demise of Slavery

Ira Berlin talked about his book The Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United States. In his book, Professor Berlin argues… read more

Ira Berlin talked about his book The Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United States. In his book, Professor Berlin argues that the slaves' struggle for freedom was a long and difficult process, and that undoing slavery required persistence, tenacity, and violence. He also claims that the emancipation process was led by freed African Americans who believed that all Americans had the right of equality and full citizenship. close

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  • Ira Berlin Distinguished Professor University of Maryland, College Park->History Department
  • David Ferriero Archivist of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

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Demise of Slavery

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Program ID:
404536-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 29, 2016 | 5:54am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 06, 2016 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 29, 2016 | 5:54am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 05, 2016 | 10:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 06, 2016 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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