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 34 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 2012 with five videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2001 with an average of 1,726 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: 25 c. January 1, 2009 - Present Chair, Nonfiction Panel, National Book Foundation Videos: 1 c. July 1, 2002 - Present Professor, History Department, Yale University Videos: 1

Previously

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

Recent Appearances

  • Legacy of Reconstruction

    Legacy of Reconstruction

    Historians and authors talked about the legacy of Reconstruction. They speculated on Abraham Lincoln’s plans for the…

  • African-American History and Preservation

    African-American History and Preservation

    Panelists talked about historic preservation and the challenges of interpreting slavery and emancipation. “History, Preservation, and Public…

  • 150th Anniversary of Reconstruction

    150th Anniversary of Reconstruction

    Historians and authors talked about the 150th anniversary of Reconstruction and examined the challenges faced in the post-Civil…

  • Open Phones with David Blight

    Open Phones with David Blight

    David Blight, author of Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory, talked about his book and responded to viewer…

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