The Fires of Philadelphia

In 1844, parts of Philadelphia burned as a result of an anti-Irish Catholic mob. Zachary Schrag described the political turmoil, use of force by the militia and the aftermath of the fires. This virtual program was hosted by the National Archives.

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  • David Ferriero Archivist of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
  • Dan Horner Professor Ryerson University->Criminology
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The Fires of Philadelphia

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Program ID:
519157-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 30, 2022 | 6:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 09, 2022 | 6:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 30, 2022 | 6:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 01, 2022 | 6:10am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 08, 2022 | 6:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 09, 2022 | 6:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3