Heather Ann Thompson
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Heather Ann Thompson

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Heather Ann Thompson is a Professor for the History and Afro-American and African Studies of the University of Michigan with 10 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2015 Forum as an Associate Professor for the History Department of the Temple University. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 1,456 views per program. Most appearances with Khalil Gibran Muhammad (3). Most common tags: Prisons, Civil Unrest, Race Relations.

Appearances by Title:c. August 1, 2015 - Present Professor, History and Afro-American and African Studies, University of Michigan Videos: 6 c. August 1, 2009 - Present Associate Professor, History Department, Temple University Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • 1967 Detroit Riots

    1967 Detroit Riots

    American History TV presented live coverage from the Detroit Free Press newsroom to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit riots.…

  • <em>Blood in the Water</em>

    Blood in the Water

    Heather Ann Thompson talked about her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971…

  • 1967 Detroit Rebellion

    1967 Detroit Rebellion

    Panelists talked about different aspects of the 1967 Detroit Rebellion. The Detroit Rebellion, also known as 12th Street…

  • President Obama's Civil Rights Legacy

    President Obama's Civil Rights Legacy

    A panel of historians, authors and academics look at civil rights in the age of Obama and what’s ahead for the next administration. This was part of a…

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