James G. Basker

James G. Basker

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James G. Basker is a President for the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History with 17 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2000 Forum. The year with the most videos was 2004 with four videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2015 with an average of 4,878 views per program. Most appearances with Lewis E. Lehrman (3), David Brion Davis (3), Richard Gilder (3). Most common tags: African Americans, Early American History (1600-1850), Lincoln, Abraham.

Appearances by Title:c. January 7, 2000 - Present President, Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Videos: 14 c. July 14, 2004 - Present Director, Alexander Hamilton Project, New York Historical Society Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • Frederick Douglass Book Prize

    Frederick Douglass Book Prize

    Book TV presented coverage of the 20th annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize awarded by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of…

  • Award Ceremony for <em>Hamilton</em>

    Award Ceremony for Hamilton

    Lin-Manuel Miranda was presented with a Special Achievement Award from the board of the George Washington Book Prize. Mr. Miranda is the…

  • Lincoln in His Time and Ours

    Lincoln in His Time and Ours

    “Lincoln in His Time and Ours: A Public Symposium” was held by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the American…

  • Lincoln and the Crisis of Slavery

    Lincoln and the Crisis of Slavery

    Scholars participated in a panel discussion on the crisis of slavery leading up to and during President Lincoln’s administration and its impact on his presidency. Sean Wilentz spoke on…

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