Richard J. M. Blackett

c. January 1, 2002 - Present Professor, History Department, Vanderbilt University Videos: 4

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    Book Discussion on Making Freedom

    Richard Blackett talked about his book, Making Freedom: The Underground Railroad and the Politics of Slavery. He was interviewed at the Black…

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    Stories of Fugitive Slaves

    Richard Blackett, the 2012 Steven and Janice Brose Distinguished Lecturer, talked about the complexities of the Underground Railroad.…

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    International Implications of the Civil War

    Edward Ayers moderated a roundtable discussion on the international implications of the Civil War, including diplomatic negotiations and naval conflicts. The…

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    Lincoln's Evolution on Slavery

    Harold Holzer moderated a panel discussion on how President Lincoln’s opposition to slavery while respecting its protection by the Constitution put…

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