Book Discussion on Andrew Johnson's Civil War and Reconstruction

Paul Bergeron talked about President Andrew Johnson. He argued that President Johnson is unfairly judged outside of the context of his… read more

Paul Bergeron talked about President Andrew Johnson. He argued that President Johnson is unfairly judged outside of the context of his times or through a partisan lens. Based on his work as the editor of The Papers of Andrew Johnson, Mr. Bergeron argued that President Johnson had the more difficult task of winning the peace following the Civil War. He also spoke about his relationship with President Lincoln and views on the Civil War, race, and the Constitution.

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Book Discussion on Andrew Johnson's Civil War and Reconstruction

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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Oct 29, 2011

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  • Oct 29, 2011 | 12:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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