A Time of Terror

During the summer of 1930, civil rights activist James Cameron (1914-2006) survived a lynching attempt at the age of 16 in Grant County, Indiana. Later in life, he founded… read more

During the summer of 1930, civil rights activist James Cameron (1914-2006) survived a lynching attempt at the age of 16 in Grant County, Indiana. Later in life, he founded America’s Black Holocaust Museum in Milwaukee. Reggie Jackson, Mr. Cameron’s protégé, talked about Mr. Cameron’s memoir, A Time of Terror, about that August night in 1930.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, from April 20-26, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter 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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A Time of Terror

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Program ID:
460611-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
First Aired:
May 18, 2019 | 5:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 04, 2019 | 9:24am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • May 18, 2019 | 5:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 19, 2019 | 10:34am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 03, 2019 | 12:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 04, 2019 | 9:24am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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