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Downing of a Flag

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Through interviews, archival footage and photographs, the Confederate Battle flag’s history, meaning and impact are examined. From its creation and adoption during the American Civil War to its resurrection over the South Carolina State House in 1961. And, finally, to its use as a symbol by Dylann Roof who killed nine Black parishioners at Charleston’s historic Mother Emanuel AME Church in 2015.

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Downing of a Flag

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Explore efforts to remove the Confederate flag from South Carolina State House grounds.
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Downing of a Flag

Episode 1

The Confederate flag’s history, meaning and impact are examined.
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