Frederick Douglass and Emancipation Diane Barnes spoke about Frederick Douglass, the most prominent civil rights activist in the 19th century. His relationship with Abraham Lincoln helped convince… read more

Frederick Douglass and Emancipation Diane Barnes spoke about Frederick Douglass, the most prominent civil rights activist in the 19th century. His relationship with Abraham Lincoln helped convince the president that he must act on the issue of emancipation. Professor Barnes showed some slides during her presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience.

“Frederick Douglass and the Complications of Emancipation” was part of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society annual Spring Symposium “Emancipation During the Civil War,” which was held in the Congressional Auditorium in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. close

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  • L. Diane Barnes Associate Professor Youngstown State University->History Department
  • Paul Finkelman Distinguished Professor Albany Law School->Law and Public Policy

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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 06, 2011 | 9:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 07, 2011 | 2:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Aug 06, 2011 | 9:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 07, 2011 | 1:20am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 07, 2011 | 2:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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