Legacy of Reconstruction

Historians and authors talked about the legacy of Reconstruction. They speculated on Abraham Lincoln’s plans for the post-Civil War period… read more

Legacy of Reconstruction Historians and authors talked about the legacy of Reconstruction. They speculated on Abraham Lincoln’s plans for the post-Civil War period had he not been assassinated, and they discussed the effectiveness of programs put forth by his successors, Presidents Andrew Johnson and Ulysses S. Grant. They also talked about the role of the U.S. Supreme Court during Reconstruction and drew parallels from the era to the Civil Rights Movement and today. 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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Legacy of Reconstruction

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Program ID:
423673-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Mar 11, 2017 | 5:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 19, 2017 | 9:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Mar 11, 2017 | 5:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 11, 2017 | 10:31pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 12, 2017 | 4:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 13, 2017 | 2:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 19, 2017 | 9:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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