Legacies of the Civil War
Historians and authors discuss ongoing legacies of the Civil War - the issues and controversies that are still being borne out today.
Yale University s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition hosted this event.
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- David W. Blight Director Yale University->Gilder Lehrman Ctr. for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition
- Ta-Nehisi Coates Senior Editor Atlantic, The
- Andrew Delbanco Professor Columbia University->American Studies Program
- Gary W. Gallagher Professor University of Virginia->American History
- Stephanie McCurry Professor University of Pennsylvania->History Department
- John Fabian Witt Professor Yale Law School->History
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