'Snow-Storm in August: Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835'

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'Snow-Storm in August: Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835'

Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, 7:30 p.m.

Snow-Storm in AugustJoin the Georgetown Book Club to discuss journalist Jefferson Morley's 2012 nonfiction book Snow-Storm in August: Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835.

Calls to abolish slavery. A near murder. Francis Scott Key and Andrew Jackson.
 
In 1835, these and additional circumstances and individuals were involved in DC’s first race riot and its aftermath. Discover the details of this explosive historical event in journalist Jefferson Morley’s 2012 nonfiction book.