Michael Les Benedict

Michael Les Benedict

Michael Francis Benedict is a prominent American historian, who taught at Ohio State University from 1970 until his retirement in 2005. He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Illinois and his PhD from Rice University. His expertise is principally in constitutional and legal history, civil rights and civil liberties, and the American Civil War and Reconstruction. Wikipedia*

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Michael Les Benedict has five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1994 Forum as a Professor for the History Department of the Ohio State University. The year with the most videos was 1999 with two videos. Most appearances with Susan Swain (2). Most common tag: Civil War.

Appearances by Title:c. June 1, 2005 - Present Professor Emeritus, History Department, Ohio State University Videos: 1


Professor, History Department, Ohio State University c. May 25, 1994 - c. June 1, 2005 Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Ex Parte Milligan</em> Supreme Court Case

    Ex Parte Milligan Supreme Court Case

    Professor Michael Les Benedict delivered a keynote speech commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Ex parte Milligan U.S. Supreme Court case. In…

  • Life Portrait of Andrew Johnson

    Life Portrait of Andrew Johnson

    In the seventeenth in a series on American presidents, the life and career of Andrew Johnson were discussed. Mr. Benedict talked…

  • <em>Writing the Civil War</em>

    Writing the Civil War

    The co-editors McPherson and Cooper moderated a panel discussion of their book, Writing the Civil War: The Quest to…

  • Washington Journal Feature

    Washington Journal Feature

    Professor Benedict discussed headline news and the history of the impeachment process by telephone. He responded to audience…

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