Lincoln and the Fugtive Slave Act

Andrew Delbanco is the author of The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul from the Revolution to the Civil… read more

Andrew Delbanco is the author of The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War. He talked about Abraham Lincoln’s thoughts and writings on slavery, and described how the 1850 Fugitive Slave Act galvanized many northerners to become more active abolitionists. This talk took place at the annual Lincoln Forum symposium in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. close

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Lincoln and the Fugtive Slave Act

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Program ID:
454458-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Jan 12, 2019 | 5:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 20, 2019 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jan 12, 2019 | 5:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 13, 2019 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 20, 2019 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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