Race and the Civil War

Three historians held a discussion on race and the role it played leading up to and during the Civil War and how the persistence of… read more

Three historians held a discussion on race and the role it played leading up to and during the Civil War and how the persistence of resentment and unhealed wounds from the war’s outcome and immediate aftermath have impacted racial issues ever since. Donald Shriver added remarks on the ethical implications of the discussion. Congressional Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton was a special guest speaker. Topics included future possibilities of reconciliations. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience. Joseph Montville moderated.

“Healing the Wounds of History: North-South, Black-White -- A Special Program on the Occasion of the American Civil War Sesquicentennial” was held in the Kennedy Auditorium of the School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University. close

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

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  • Edward L. Ayers President University of Richmond
  • David W. Blight Director Yale University->Gilder Lehrman Ctr. for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 4, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 31, 2012

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  • Feb 04, 2012 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 04, 2012 | 10:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 05, 2012 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 30, 2012 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 30, 2012 | 5:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 31, 2012 | 1:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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