James G. Basker

James G. Basker

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James G. Basker is a President for the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History with 19 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2000 Forum. The year with the most videos was 2004 with four videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2015 with an average of 5,221 views per program. Most appearances with Lewis E. Lehrman (3), David Brion Davis (3), Eric Foner (3). Most common tags: African Americans, Lincoln, Abraham, Early American History (1600-1850).

Appearances by Title:c. January 7, 2000 - Present President, Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Videos: 16 c. July 14, 2004 - Present Director, Alexander Hamilton Project, New York Historical Society Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • 2021 Lincoln Prize

    2021 Lincoln Prize

    The 2021 Lincoln Prize, for “the finest scholarly work in English on Abraham Lincoln, the American Civil War soldier, or a subject…

  • <em>The Second Founding</em>

    The Second Founding

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner looked at the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments added to the U.S. Constitution…

  • Frederick Douglass Book Prize

    Frederick Douglass Book Prize

    Book TV presented coverage of the 20th annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize awarded by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of…

  • Award Ceremony for <em>Hamilton</em>

    Award Ceremony for Hamilton

    Lin-Manuel Miranda was presented with a Special Achievement Award from the board of the George Washington Book Prize. Mr. Miranda is the…

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