Book Discussion on Freedom National

James Oakes talked about his book, Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865, in which he examines the… read more

James Oakes talked about his book, Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865, in which he examines the efforts, ranging from the militaristic to the legislative, to end slavery during the Civil War. The author spoke on a panel with Pulitzer Prize-winning historians Annette Gordon-Reed and James McPherson, Edward Ayers, president of the University of Richmond, and Eric Foner, history professor at Columbia University. The panel was hosted by the National Archives in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on Freedom National

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 9, 2013
Last Aired:
Feb 19, 2013

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  • Feb 09, 2013 | 11:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 10, 2013 | 9:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 18, 2013 | 5:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 19, 2013 | 5:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
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