Book Discussion on Lincoln on Race and Slavery

Henry Louis Gates, Jr., talked about his two new books on race with Walter Isaacson. Lincoln on Race and Slavery (Princeton University… read more

Henry Louis Gates, Jr., talked about his two new books on race with Walter Isaacson. Lincoln on Race and Slavery (Princeton University Press; illustrated edition February 11, 2009) is a comprehensive perspective on President Abraham Lincoln’s attitudes on slavery and race relations. In Search of Our Roots: How 19 Extraordinary African Americans Reclaimed Their Past (Crown; January 27, 2009) tells how 19 prominent black Americans used DNA and archival records to research their ancestry. He responded to questions from audience members. close

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Book Discussion on Lincoln on Race and Slavery

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Mar 28, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 22, 2009

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  • Aug 22, 2009 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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