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says go in the side room and george mitchell will meet with you and we told them you have to open up the hearings and they did but they were a disaster as explain in the book. there has been a movie on hbo made about it. but i want to say to you and anyone within the sound of our voices here without anita hill's courage, i would never have gotten to the senate. because in california there were two seats open. dianne was way ahead because she was much more known and -- >> host: she had run for governor before. >> guest: wonderful mayor, ran for governor. i was considered more progressive so it was a tougher run. then really the state was more purple. now it is blue, thank you. but it was quite purple reddish. >> host: the anita hill hearings put attention on the fact there were no women. i love that dianne who was in a stronger position to run both seats, and thank you, this is impossible, we cannot have two jewish women running at the same time. while you were in your primary dianne campaigned with you and said famous line, 2%. >> guest: may be good for the content of milk but it is
think they're asking you to know the law. i think they want you to be george carlin and say the seven dirty words. he was so darling about it. so that really shows my father's humility. my father had a great place about him. >> you can watch this and other programs online at booktv.org. >> tonight is going to be like a double book event. it is not going to be just -- also the revolutionary life. his birthday was just like almost a week ago. so this guy jerrell warns a brilliant scholar, brilliant historian, and i want you to give a round of applause and welcome him here [applause]. >> all night. all day. were going to be fighting for freddie gray. all night, all day, we are going to be fighting for freddie gray. the first of all let me say that it is an honor and pleasure to be back here at red emma's, i was here some months ago to introduce to other new books that i have written and i consider it to be quite an honor that they have a invited me back again. those who may may not be familiar, freddie gray was a young, black man who had a fatal encounter with the police in baltimore. he
book with u.s. president george washington expressing reservation about the haitian revolution, and what was come to be known as the haitian revolution in the case, what happens is that the africans in the islands, threaten known as hispaniola, were able to succeed against the french military, one of the most powerful examples of been valor and fortitude known to history, to this point, and established this independent black republic in 1804. but as you might have surmised, there was grave consternation in the slave-holding republic about the success and victory of the haitian revolution you. may recall if you look at many of the major slave revolts that rocked north america in the period leading up to the u.s. civil war, 1800, denmark row velocity in south carolina, nat turner's revolt, circa 1831 in virginia. they all had the fingerprints of haiti all over them, particularly gabrielle's revolt in virginia in 1800 and takes place at the same time as the haitian revolution is unfolding, and also denmark vessey's revolt -- recall that denmark vestee in charleston, south carolina, was
of congress, in some ways it was a rebute and why i start with george washington expressing reservation of the haitian revolution. in any case, what happens is that that the africans then known as espanola were able to succeed and establish this independent black republic in 1804. but as you might have surmised there was great constornation about the success of the haitian revolution. you may recall if you look at many of the slave revokes that rock north america in the period leading up to the u.s. civil war, 1821, 22 in south carolina and virginia. they all had the fingerprint of haiti all over it, which takes place at the same time as the haitian revolution is unfolding and also denmark in charleston, south carolina was a sea and not only revert against slavery but escape with numerous enslaved but to sail onto freedom in the island then ruled by africans, that is to say haiti. now, what's interesting about many of these revolts is that they're not unlike other revolts that are taking place within the hemisphere in which there's either inspiration by the haitian revolutio
reputation of this new slave holding republic which is why start the book with president george washington discussing his reservations of the haitian revolution and in any case what happened is is the africans could succeed against the french military one of the most powerful examples of valor and fortitude known to history up through this point to establish the independent black republic in 1904. but as she might have surmised there was great consternation in the republics about the success and if in the victory of the haitian revolution you may recall if you look at many major slave revolts rocking north america through the circuit 1800 from south carolina where from 1831 in virginia, they all have the fingerprints of haiti all over them but the revolt takes place at the same time as the haitian revolution is unfolding in to recall charleston's south carolina was a seafarer and reportedly part of the game and ambition was to not only revolts against slavery but escaped with formerly enslaved people able to ceylon to the island that was ruled by africans now what is interesting
republic and is why we start the book with u.s. president george washington expressing reservations of the haitian revolutiorevolutio n of what was to be known as the haitian revolution. in any case, what happens is that the africans in the islands known as hispaniola were able to succeed again the french military, one of the most powerful examples of valor and fortitude known to history to this point, and establish this independent lack republic in 1804. but as you might have surmised, there was grave consternation in the slaveholding republic about the success in the big tree at the haitian revolution. you may recall that if you look at many of the major slave revolt barack north america in the period leading up to the u.s. civil war, circa 1800, denmark benefits while circa 1821, 1822. not terser while circa 1831 in virginia, they all had the fingerprints of haiti all over them, particularly girls revolt in virginia in 1800 takes place at the same time as the haitian revolution is unfolding and also the revolt recalled the denmark fc and charleston, south carolina was a seafarer
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