Downing of a Flag

Episode 1

Episode 1 | 55m 25s | Video has closed captioning.

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.

Aired: 07/12/21

Expires: 07/09/24

Rating: TV-14

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