Harold Holzer
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Harold Holzer

Harold Holzer is a scholar of Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the American Civil War Era. He won the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize in 2015 for his book, 'Lincoln and the Power of the Press'. Wikipedia*

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Harold Holzer has 149 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1993 Booknotes as a Chief Officer for the Communications of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The year with the most videos was 2013 with 11 videos as a Chair for the Lincoln (Abraham) Bicentennial Foundation. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 1,561 views per program. Most appearances with Frank J. Williams (28), James M. McPherson (13), Brian Lamb (11). Most common tags: Lincoln, Abraham, Civil War, Lincoln-Douglas Debates.

Appearances by Title:September 1, 2015 - Present Director, Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute, Hunter College Videos: 17 c. January 19, 1997 - Present Vice Chair, Lincoln Forum (Abraham Lincoln Studies Group) Videos: 22 c. January 1, 2011 - Present Chair, Lincoln (Abraham) Bicentennial Foundation Videos: 31 Fellow, New York Historical Society Videos: 2 c. January 1, 2005 - Present Senior Vice President, External Affairs, Metropolitan Museum of Art Videos: 9


Co-Chair c. January 18, 2003 - c. April 30, 2010 Videos: 30 Vice President, Communications, Metropolitan Museum of Art c. December 31, 1996 - c. January 1, 2005 Videos: 26 Chief Officer, Communications, Metropolitan Museum of Art c. January 1, 1992 - c. January 1, 1996 Videos: 6 Editor, Lincoln Douglas Debates c. September 22, 1994 - c. October 9, 1994 Videos: 6

Recent Appearances

  • <em>The Most Dangerous Branch</em>

    The Most Dangerous Branch

    Former Newsweek legal affairs correspondent David Kaplan examined the judicial power of the Supreme Court.

  • <em>Our Damaged Democracy</em>

    Our Damaged Democracy

    Former Johnson White House official & Carter Cabinet Secretary Joseph Califano examined our democracy and shared his views…

  • <em>Building the Great Society</em>

    Building the Great Society

    Politico Magazine contributing editor Joshua Zeitz examined the creation and enactment of Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society…

  • Military Rivals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee

    Military Rivals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee

    Historians John Marszalek and Craig Symonds looked at the military rivalry between Civil War Generals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert…

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