Toussaint Louverture

In August of 1791, the only successful slave revolt began in the modern day nation of Haiti. Philippe Girard recounted the life of the former slave whose… read more

In August of 1791, the only successful slave revolt began in the modern day nation of Haiti. Philippe Girard recounted the life of the former slave whose rose to lead a revolution and ultimately bringing freedom to his people.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Lake Charles, Louisiana, from August 18-22, 2018, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Altice 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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Toussaint Louverture

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Program ID:
451340-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Sep 15, 2018 | 12:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 16, 2018 | 7:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Sep 15, 2018 | 12:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 16, 2018 | 7:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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