The Dilemma of Interpretation

History professors discussed the origins of the Civil War and a variety of other issues. They spoke about changing historical… read more

History professors discussed the origins of the Civil War and a variety of other issues. They spoke about

changing historical interpretations up to the present day and political issues which hinge

on meanings taken from the era. These remarks were given in the context of a federal

effort to include slavery as part of the presentations at Civil War battlesites. They

also responded to questions from the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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The Dilemma of Interpretation

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Program ID:
157012-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 8, 2000
Last Aired:
Jul 3, 2000

Airing Details

  • May 08, 2000 | 3:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 03, 2000 | 12:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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