Creation of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Judge Robert Wilkins talked about his book, Long Road to Hard Truth: The 100 Year Mission to Create the National Museum of African American… read more

Judge Robert Wilkins talked about his book, Long Road to Hard Truth: The 100 Year Mission to Create the National Museum of African American History and Culture. He talked about the early effort to create a memorial for African American Civil War soldiers, and how that evolved into the movement to create a national museum. He described his own involvement in advocating for the museum, after the first attempt by Representative John Lewis (D-GA) failed in 1993. close

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Creation of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

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415317-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Oct 08, 2016 | 8:29am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Oct 16, 2016 | 1:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Oct 08, 2016 | 8:29am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 09, 2016 | 5:24am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 16, 2016 | 1:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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