Amanpour and Company

From Obama to Jan. 6: America's Third Reconstruction

Clip: 09/20/2022 | 17m 12s

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Peniel Joseph is offering a new perspective on the years between Barack Obama’s election in 2008 and last year’s attack on the Capitol. In his latest book, Joseph calls the period “the Third Reconstruction,” and argues it amounts to a new stage in the struggle for justice and equality for Black Americans. Joseph discusses periods of struggle in American history and the crucial role women played.

Aired: 09/20/22 | Rating: NR

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