Eric Foner
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Eric Foner

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Eric Foner is a Professor for the History of the Columbia University with 44 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1997 Interview. The year with the most videos was 2001 with four videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1998 with an average of 2,043 views per program. Most appearances with Harold Holzer (5), Edna Greene Medford (3), Alan Brinkley (2). Most common tags: Civil War, African American History, U.S. History.

Appearances by Title:c. January 23, 1997 - Present Professor, History, Columbia University Videos: 44

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  • Reconstruction and Civil Rights

    Reconstruction and Civil Rights

    Eric Foner talked about the challenges of establishing civil rights for freedmen in the Reconstruction period and beyond. This…

  • Legacy of Reconstruction

    Legacy of Reconstruction

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

  • Understanding African American Freedom

    Understanding African American Freedom

    Panelists talked about how black Americans understood freedom through the lens of economics, marriage, and citizenship. This was part of…

  • Interpreting Reconstruction

    Interpreting Reconstruction

    Academic and public historians talked about efforts to include the history of Reconstruction in more historic sites and public literature. They…

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