Richard J. M. Blackett

Richard J. M. Blackett

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Richard J. M. Blackett is a Professor for the History Department in the Vanderbilt University with seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2010 Forum. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 859 views per program. Most appearances with David W. Blight (2). Most common tags: African American History, Civil War, Race Relations.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2002 - Present Professor, History Department, Vanderbilt University Videos: 7

Recent Appearances

  • Fugitive Slave Act and Immigration

    Fugitive Slave Act and Immigration

    Dickinson College History Professor Matthew Pinsker moderated a discussion on the 1850 Fugitive Slave Act, which required free…

  • 1850 Fugitive Slave Law and 1960s Racial Unrest

    1850 Fugitive Slave Law and 1960s Racial Unrest

    Authors Richard Blackett and Peter Levy discussed their respective books, one on the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law and the other…

  • 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…

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