150th Anniversary of Reconstruction

Historians and authors talked about the 150th anniversary of Reconstruction and examined the challenges faced in the post-Civil War era of… read more

150th Anniversary of Reconstruction Historians and authors talked about the 150th anniversary of Reconstruction and examined the challenges faced in the post-Civil War era of reunifying and rebuilding the Union. They spoke about the role of the Freedmen’s Bureau, the impact of carpetbaggers, and the importance of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments. Due to audio difficulties at the beginning of the program, this discussion was joined in progress. close

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  • David W. Blight Director Yale University->Gilder Lehrman Ctr. for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition
  • Eric Foner Professor Columbia University->History
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150th Anniversary of Reconstruction

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Program ID:
404528-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Mar 05, 2016 | 5:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 13, 2016 | 11:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Mar 05, 2016 | 5:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 13, 2016 | 11:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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