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History: Emancipation Proclamation / Portraits #1039841

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 01, 2013
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(Studio: Anthony Mason) The 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation that abolished slavery noted.

(New York: Michelle Miller) The new sense of confidence and hope for African Americans after the Emancipation Proclamation featured; photographic portraits of newly freed Blacks shown. [History professor Barbara KRAUTHAMER††- says the pictures were a way of reaffirming dignity and a sense of humanity that accompanied freedom; comments on the portraits of men in uniform; comments on a photo of a family with varying skin colors.]

Mason, Anthony;
Miller, Michelle

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