The Courage to Lead

Howard Lee was the first African-American elected mayor in a majority-white southern city. Mr. Lee talked about serving as Chapel Hill’s mayor from 1969 to… read more

Howard Lee was the first African-American elected mayor in a majority-white southern city. Mr. Lee talked about serving as Chapel Hill’s mayor from 1969 to 1975, and explained the challenges he faced during the election and while in office.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, from October 24-30, 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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The Courage to Lead

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Program ID:
468032-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Jan 18, 2020 | 12:13pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 19, 2020 | 10:12am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jan 18, 2020 | 12:13pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 19, 2020 | 10:12am EST | C-SPAN 2
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