Edward L. Ayers
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Edward L. Ayers

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Edward L. Ayers is a President Emeritus for the University of Richmond with 40 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Forum as a Professor for History in the University of Virginia. The year with the most videos was 2011 with five videos as a President for the University of Richmond. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2015 with an average of 2,536 views per program. Most appearances with Gary W. Gallagher (9), Peter S. Onuf (5), Brian Balogh (5). Most common tags: Civil War, African American History, U.S. History.

Appearances by Title:c. July 1, 2015 - Present President Emeritus, University of Richmond Videos: 11 c. June 1, 2008 - Present Co-Host, 19th Century, BackStory with the American History Guys Videos: 5 c. July 1, 2015 - Present Professor, History Department, University of Richmond Videos: 0


President, University of Richmond July 1, 2007 - July 1, 2015 Videos: 17 Professor, History, University of Virginia c. July 1, 1992 - c. July 1, 2007 Videos: 7

Recent Appearances

  • Civil War and Emancipation

    Civil War and Emancipation

    Historian Edward Ayers talked about his latest book, The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart…

  • Civil War Places

    Civil War Places

    Historians discussed locations they deemed significant to the story of the Civil War. This panel was part of the annual…

  • Edward Ayers on the Civil War

    Edward Ayers on the Civil War

    Historian Edward Ayers analyzed the difference between history and memory and discussed the important role that scholarship plays…

  • Battle of Gettysburg and Its Consequences

    Battle of Gettysburg and Its Consequences

    Historian Edward Ayers talked about the Battle of Gettysburg and its consequences. He described how people in the…

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