A Capital Documentary

This multi-part documentary about the evolution of the nation’s capital includes three families who lived on the land before the 1790 foundational, behind-the-scenes deal that would make the slave-holding location the home of our country’s government, up to the insurrection at the Capitol 231 years later.



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Stacey Holman, Aimee Anthony
Washington, DC
BPM subgrant


History & Biography
African American & African