The Nation Before and After the Civil War

Professor Eric Foner moderated a roundtable discussion on the state of the nation before and after the Civil War and the creation of a new… read more

Professor Eric Foner moderated a roundtable discussion on the state of the nation before and after the Civil War and the creation of a new social, political, and economic order. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience.

“The Nation Before and After” was the third panel of the symposium, “The Civil War: Fresh Perspectives.” The symposium on November 20, 2010, was held in the McGowan Theater in conjunction with the National Archives exhibition, “Discovering the Civil War,” marking the sesquicentennial of the Civil War. It was presented in partnership with the Foundation for the National Archives, the University of Richmond, the Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia, and the Civil War Round Table of the District of Columbia. close

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

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  • Varon, Elizabeth R. Professor University of Virginia->Corcoran Department of History
  • Walther, Eric H. Associate Professor University of Houston->History Department
  • Waugh, Joan Professor University of California, Los Angeles->History Department
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 20, 2010
Last Aired:
Dec 12, 2010

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  • Nov 20, 2010 | 3:57pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 20, 2010 | 4:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 11, 2010 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 11, 2010 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 12, 2010 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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