Frederick Douglass Book Prize Dinner
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Officials of the Gilder Lehrman Institute presented the Frederick Douglass Book Prize for the best book of the year on the history of slavery.… read more
Officials of the Gilder Lehrman Institute presented the Frederick Douglass Book Prize for the best book of the year on the history of slavery. This year’s winner, David Blight, is the author of Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory. The book is about how the conflict was popularly remembered in the 50 years following the Battle of Appomattox. Dr. Davis talked about the book he edited, In the Image of God, which is a compilation of essays on the origins, experience and legacy of slavery.
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James G. Basker President Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
David W. Blight Professor Amherst College
David Brion Davis Director Yale University->Gilder Lehrman Ctr. for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition
Frederick Douglass IV Grandson Frederick Douglass
Richard Gilder Co-Founder Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
James O. Horton Professor George Washington University->American Studies Department
Lewis E. Lehrman Co-Founder Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Richard C. Levin President Yale University
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