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Story Of 1875, The

Story Of 1875, The

Broadcast: August 29, 1948
Added: Oct 16 2015

Today's story is about the reconstruction leader, Charles Caldwell. Born to slave parents circa 1932, Charles Caldwell served as a slave blacksmith until the post civil war era, when he took the reading and writing skills he had learned whilst a slave, participating in the Mississippi Constitutional Convention in 1868, championing political rights and integrated schools.