David W. Blight
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David W. Blight

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David W. Blight is a Director for the Gilder Lehrman Ctr. for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition of the Yale University with 48 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Forum as a Professor for the Amherst College. The year with the most videos was 2017 with seven videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2001 with an average of 2,189 views per program. Most appearances with Harold Holzer (6), Edna Greene Medford (3), James O. Horton (3). Most common tags: Civil War, African American History, African Americans.

Appearances by Title:c. June 9, 2004 - Present Director, Gilder Lehrman Ctr. for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition, Yale University Videos: 29 c. July 1, 2002 - Present Professor, History Department, Yale University Videos: 11 c. January 1, 2009 - Present Chair, Nonfiction Panel, National Book Foundation Videos: 1

Previously

Professor, Amherst College c. January 1, 1999 - c. June 1, 2002 Videos: 7

Recent Appearances

  • Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass

    Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass

    Historian David Blight spoke at the annual Abraham Lincoln Symposium about the relationship between Lincoln and abolitionist Frederick…

  • President-Elect Lincoln

    President-Elect Lincoln

    Author Michael Burlingame spoke at the annual Abraham Lincoln Symposium about Lincoln’s actions as president-elect between his November 1860…

  • 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…

  • <em>Frederick Douglass</em>

    Frederick Douglass

    Yale University history professor David Blight recalled the life of public intellectual and orator, Frederick Douglass…

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