David W. Blight
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David W. Blight

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David W. Blight is a Professor for the History Department of the Yale University with 39 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 six videos as a Director for the Gilder Lehrman Ctr. for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition of the Yale University. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2001 with an average of 1,929 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. July 1, 2002 - Present Professor, History Department, Yale University Videos: 5 c. June 9, 2004 - Present Director, Gilder Lehrman Ctr. for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition, Yale University Videos: 26 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

  • Civil War-Era Politics

    Civil War-Era Politics

    Historians discussed Civil War-era politics. They looked at the realignment of political parties, populism, and anti-slavery…

  • Fugitive Slave Laws Before the Civil War

    Fugitive Slave Laws Before the Civil War

    Historian James Oakes talked about runaway slaves and the consequences of fugitive slave laws. Professor Oakes argued that…

  • Citizenship and Race in the Mid-19th Century

    Citizenship and Race in the Mid-19th Century

    A panel discussed race and the role it played in determining citizenship in the mid-19th century. They explored the Dred Scott Supreme…

  • Impact of Pre-Civil War Events

    Impact of Pre-Civil War Events

    Historians talked about the social and political impact of several events leading up to the Civil War, including the Fugitive Slave Act and…

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