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Film, Video Law Day 2009: Emancipation Proclamation

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Title

  • Law Day 2009: Emancipation Proclamation

Summary

  • What effect did the Emancipation Proclamation have on the Civil War? Did it have a broader effect on the slave trade throughout the Americas? In celebration of Law Day, these questions and many more were discussed by Congressman G.K. Butterfield, Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., Dean Kurt Schmoke and Professor Emeritus Roger Wilkins, with PBS Newshour's congressional correspondent Kwame Holman moderating. The program was presented with support from the Friends of the Law Library of Congress.

Names

  • Library of Congress
  • Law Library of Congress (U.S.), sponsoring body

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2009-05-01.

Headings

  • -  African American History
  • -  Government, Law
  • -  War, Military
  • -  Biography, History
  • -  Government, World Affairs

Notes

  • -  Classification: History: America.
  • -  Classification: Law.
  • -  Various.
  • -  Recorded on 2009-05-01.
  • -  Researchers.
  • -  Teachers.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021688230

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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Chicago citation style:

Library Of Congress, and U.S Law Library Of Congress. Law Day: Emancipation Proclamation. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -05-01, 2009. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688230/.

APA citation style:

Library Of Congress & Law Library Of Congress, U. S. (2009) Law Day: Emancipation Proclamation. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -05-01. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688230/.

MLA citation style:

Library Of Congress, and U.S Law Library Of Congress. Law Day: Emancipation Proclamation. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -05-01, 2009. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021688230/>.