Federal Role in Race and Reconstruction
The panelists discussed federal efforts to effect change relating to race relations, as well as issues relating to race during periods of… read more
The panelists discussed federal efforts to effect change relating to race relations, as well as issues relating to race during periods of reconstruction. They provided historical perspectives on various federal government reconstruction efforts from the post-Civil War ear to the present Civil Rights Movement and hurricane Katrina with some of the lessons for the present. Lonnie Bunch moderated. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
This Congressional Seminar, “Revisiting Race and Reconstruction: What Is the Federal Goverment Role?” was held in the Senate Russell Building, Room SR-188. close
People in this video
- Lonnie G. Bunch III Founding Director National Museum of African American History and Culture
- Eric Foner Professor Columbia University->History
- John Hope Franklin Professor Emeritus Duke University->History Department
- Arnita Jones Executive Director American Historical Association
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