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Lost in History: Alexander Clark

Lost in History: Alexander Clark

Despite his court victory that desegregated schools in the 1860s, his prominent anti-slavery role, his recruitment of black soldiers for the Union side in the Civil War, and his appointment as the U.S. ambassador to Liberia, Alexander Clark has been all but lost from history. [27 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Program Description: Despite his court victory that desegregated schools in the 1860s, his prominent anti-slavery role, his recruitment of black soldiers for the Union side in the Civil War, and his appointment as the U.S. ambassador to Liberia, Alexander Clark has been all but lost from history.

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