Career of Historian James McPherson

Professor Burton chaired a panel discussion on the career of historian and author James McPherson. The panelists, including friends,… read more

Professor Burton chaired a panel discussion on the career of historian and author James McPherson. The panelists, including friends, colleagues, and former students of the noted Civil War historian, evaluated his lifetime of scholarship and contributions to the historical profession. James McPherson then made remarks and joined the panel in responding to questions from members of the audience. The program included a slide show of James McPherson’s life.

“James M. McPherson: A Life in American History” was a program of the 126th annual meeting of the American Historical Association, held in the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers. close

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

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  • Joseph T. Glatthaar Distinguished Professor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill->History Department
  • Thavolia Glymph Associate Professor Duke University->African & African American Studies
  • Judith Hunter Senior Research Scholar State University of New York, Geneseo->History Department
  • James M. McPherson Professor Emeritus Princeton University->History Department
  • James Oakes Distinguished Professor City University of New York->History
  • Sean Wilentz Professor Princeton University->History Department
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Career of Historian James McPherson

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Program ID:
303793-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Feb 11, 2012
Last Aired:
Feb 12, 2012

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  • Feb 11, 2012 | 5:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 11, 2012 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 12, 2012 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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