U.S. History

"Black Men Built the Capitol: Discovering African-American History In and Around Washington, D.C."

Jesse Holland

About the Program

Jesse Holland presents a history of the slave labor that was used to complete the construction of the United States Capitol and the White House.  Mr. Holland speaks at the Moultrie Courthouse in Washington, DC.

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Jesse Holland

Jesse Holland is a Supreme Court correspondent for the Associated Press.


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"Black Men Built the Capitol: Discovering African-American History In and Around Washington, D.C."

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, February 3rd at 6pm (ET)
  • Monday, May 17th at 6am (ET)
  • Saturday, March 13th at 7pm (ET)
  • Sunday, February 28th at 10pm (ET)
  • Sunday, February 28th at 6am (ET)
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