Dwight T. Pitcaithley

Dwight T. Pitcaithley

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Dwight T. Pitcaithley was a Chief Historian for the National Park Service with nine videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1995 Forum. The year with the most videos was 1998 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2018 with an average of 1,767 views per program. Most appearances with Harold Holzer (4), Frank J. Williams (3), Terry Alford (2). Most common tags: Lincoln, Abraham, Civil War.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2005 - Present Professor, History Department, New Mexico State University Videos: 0


Chief Historian, National Park Service c. April 14, 1995 - c. January 1, 2005 Videos: 9

Recent Appearances

  • U.S. Constitution and Secession

    U.S. Constitution and Secession

    Dwight Pitcaithley is a former National Park Service chief historian and editor of “The U.S. Constitution and Secession.” He…

  • Dwight Pitcaithley on Southern Secession

    Dwight Pitcaithley on Southern Secession

    Dwight Pitcaithley, former chief historian of the National Park Service, spoke about the South’s perceived need to secede…

  • The Tough Stuff of American History and Memory

    The Tough Stuff of American History and Memory

    Historians discussed the experiences of both enslaved and free blacks during the Civil War. Several showed pictures during their presentations. After the presentations were given, Professor Horton…

  • Interpretation of Slavery

    Interpretation of Slavery

    Historians talked about the merits of a federal law requiring Civil War battlefields to incorporate exhibits and programs on…

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