Richard J. M. Blackett

Richard J. M. Blackett

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Richard J. M. Blackett is a Professor for the History Department of the Vanderbilt University with five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2010 Forum. Most appearances with David W. Blight (2). Most common tags: African American History, Civil War.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2002 - Present Professor, History Department, Vanderbilt University Videos: 5

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  • Impact of Pre-Civil War Events

    Impact of Pre-Civil War Events

    Historians talked about the social and political impact of several events leading up to the Civil War, including the Fugitive Slave Act and…

  • <em>Making Freedom</em>

    Making Freedom

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

  • Stories of Fugitive Slaves

    Stories of Fugitive Slaves

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

  • International Implications of the Civil War

    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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