Events

Movie Night: Reconstruction

When:
February 17, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
2020-02-17T19:30:00-05:00
2020-02-17T20:30:00-05:00
Where:
Vidya Bhavan Library
108 Yogaville Way
Buckingham, VA 23921
USA
Cost:
Free
Movie Night: Reconstruction @ Vidya Bhavan Library | Buckingham | Virginia | United States

This PBS Documentary explores post-Civil War America. A new world for African Americans living in the former Confederacy, Reconstruction was what historian W. E. B. Du Bois once described as their “brief moment in the sun.” But support for the social, economic, and political gains they achieved didn’t last long. A controversial presidential election in 1876 deals Reconstruction a grievous blow.

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