Legacy of Reconstruction Panel Discussion

Here’s a panel discussion with the distinguished historians Eric Foner, Edna Greene Medford, and David Blight speaking with Harold Holzer on Reconstruction.

The video’s description reads, “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.”

https://www.c-span.org/video/?423673-2/legacy-reconstruction

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