NC Bookwatch

Theda Perdue, The Cherokee Nation and The Trail of Tears

Season 11 Episode 1107 | 26m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

"Historians Perdue and Green reveal the government’s betrayals and the divisions within the Cherokee Nation, follow the exiles along the Trail of Tears, and chronicle the hardships found in the West. In its trauma and tragedy, the Cherokee diaspora has come to represent the irreparable injustice done to Native Americans in the name of nation building—and in their determined survival.."

Aired: 08/21/08

Rating: NR

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