David W. Blight
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David W. Blight

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David W. Blight is a Director for Gilder Lehrman Ctr. for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition in the Yale University with 54 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 2,533 views per program. Most appearances with Harold Holzer (7), Edna Greene Medford (4), 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: 31 c. July 1, 2002 - Present Professor, History Department, Yale University Videos: 15 c. January 1, 2009 - Present Chair, Nonfiction Panel, National Book Foundation Videos: 1


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

Recent Appearances

  • Debating and Removing Monuments

    Debating and Removing Monuments

    Historians David Blight and Annette Gordon-Reed talked about recent debates over historical monuments, discussing how people…

  • Lincoln, Douglass, and Emancipation

    Lincoln, Douglass, and Emancipation

    Historians Harold Holzer, Edna Greene Medford and David Blight talked about the views of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick…

  • Author Discussion of Biographies

    Author Discussion of Biographies

    Andrea Barnet, author of Visionary Women:How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters Changed Our World;"…

  • Discussion on Slavery

    Discussion on Slavery

    Stephanie Jones-Rogers ("They Were Her Property"), Caitlin Rosenthal ("Accounting for Slavery"), and David Blight…

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