African-American Poet Phillis Wheatley

English professor Barbara Lewis talked about the time in which poet Phillis Wheatley lived. She spoke about Boston’s treatment of slaves and Phillis… read more

African-American Poet Phillis Wheatley English professor Barbara Lewis talked about the time in which poet Phillis Wheatley lived. She spoke about Boston’s treatment of slaves and Phillis Wheatley’s standing in her master’s household. She also looked at the poet’s reception in the international arena. Phillis Wheatley was an eighteenth century Boston slave, and the first African American to have her poetry published. close

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African-American Poet Phillis Wheatley

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Program ID:
427880-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Jun 17, 2017 | 9:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 23, 2017 | 12:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jun 17, 2017 | 9:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 18, 2017 | 1:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 18, 2017 | 7:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 01, 2017 | 2:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 23, 2017 | 12:07am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 23, 2017 | 6:20am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 23, 2017 | 12:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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