Here’s Eric Foner being interviewed by David Rubenstein of the Carlyle Group. This is a terrific conversation. I never knew his father and his uncle were identical twins.
The video’s description reads, “Join us for an evening with one of the country’s most prominent historians, Pulitzer Prize-winning Eric Foner, discussing his illustrious career including his work on American icons such as Thomas Paine and Abraham Lincoln. In a wide-ranging conversation moderated by American philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, Eric Foner covers his substantial scholarship on the Civil War, slavery, and 19th-century America.”