Slaves Suing for Their Freedom

University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor William G. Thomas III taught a class on some of the lawsuits brought by enslaved people who sued… read more

University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor William G. Thomas III taught a class on some of the lawsuits brought by enslaved people who sued for their freedom in the antebellum period. He outlined the different legal arguments they used and emphasized how most suits affected not just one person, but entire families. close

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Slaves Suing for Their Freedom

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Program ID:
464373-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
First Aired:
Dec 14, 2019 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 21, 2020 | 6:30am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Dec 14, 2019 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 15, 2019 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 20, 2020 | 2:29pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 20, 2020 | 10:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 21, 2020 | 6:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
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