Amanpour and Company

Juneteenth: A New Federal Holiday

Clip: 06/17/2021 | 17m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

Black Americans have been pushing for Juneteenth to be celebrated as a national holiday, and today, it was officially signed into law. Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed speaks with Walter Isaacson about what the holiday and her own story. @agordonreed

Aired: 06/17/21

Rating: NR

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