This is an outstanding lecture and Q&A session by Professor Ed Ayers, held at the Virginia Historical Society. I can’t say enough good about this.
This is a show from Harrisburg’s NPR station, WITF, hosted by Scott LaMar. His guest here is Cooper Wingert. Cooper is an 18-year-old historian and author of ten Civil War books. You can access the discussion here: This is an excellent discussion on slavery in Pennsylvania and the Underground Railroad in Pennsylvania.
Here’s Professor Patrick Rael of Bowdoin College in Maine discussing his book, Eighty-eight Years: The Long Death of Slavery in the United States. This is a terrific presentation with a lot of great information. You can access the podcast here.
We have this story out of Frederick, Maryland [see this update] The producers of a Washington, DC visitor’s guide dropped the National Museum of Civil War Medicine from their guide because of the museum’s logo. As you can see it has the US Flag and a confederate flag side-by-side with a caduceus between them and the slogan […]
Here’s Professor Scott Nesbit of the University of Georgia giving a class on Cultural Heritage and Confederate Monuments. The video’s description reads, “Professor Scott Nesbit talked about historic preservation and the debate over southern cultural heritage sites, such as the tearing down or the relocation of Civil War monuments and markers honoring Confederates. He also described […]
Here’s Jason Silverman talking about his recent book, Abraham Lincoln and the Immigrant in the Concise Lincoln Library series. The video’s description reads, “Jason H. Silverman talked about his book, Lincoln and the Immigrant. He described Abraham Lincoln’s encounters, as a lawyer and politician, with immigrants, including Haitians, Cubans, and Germans. These encounters, Silverman argued, persuaded Lincoln that […]
Here’s Professor Carol Reardon of Penn State University in a 1997 interview on the C-SPAN show, “Booknotes” dealing with her book, Pickett’s Charge in History and Memory. It’s a terrific discussion. Unfortunately, the audio is not synched to the video. The video’s description reads, “Carol Reardon talked about her book, Pickett’s Charge in History and Memory, published […]