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Amistad - The Federal Courts and the Challenge to Slavery

This documentary details the complicated legal battle that resulted after an 1839 slave ship mutiny in the Caribbean that landed the ship… read more

This documentary details the complicated legal battle that resulted after an 1839 slave ship mutiny in the Caribbean that landed the ship in Connecticut, and eventually landed the case before the U.S. Supreme Court. It is produced by the Federal Judicial Center, the research and education agency of the U.S. judicial branch. Part of its mission is developing educational programs about the history of the U.S. federal courts. close

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Amistad - The Federal Courts and the Challenge to Slavery

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Program ID:
506987-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 12, 2020 | 12:20am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Dec 19, 2020 | 9:24am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Dec 12, 2020 | 12:20am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 12, 2020 | 5:08am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 12, 2020 | 11:22pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 13, 2020 | 5:23pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 14, 2020 | 3:22am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 14, 2020 | 12:20pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 14, 2020 | 5:46pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 19, 2020 | 9:24am EST | C-SPAN 3