Downing of a Flag

Episode 2

Episode 2 | 54m 55s  | Video has closed captioning.

The horror of the Orangeburg Massacre and lack of attention it received provide context for when the Confederate Battle flag was first raised over the South Carolina State House. Efforts throughout history to remove the flag from the grounds are explored. Nine days after the Charleston church shooting, President Barack Obama delivers a memorable eulogy; two weeks later, the flag is removed.

Aired: 07/19/21

Expires: 07/09/24

Rating: TV-14

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