The Draft Riots: 1863

Speaker: 
Barnet Schecter
Barry Lewis
Harold Holzer (moderator)
Tue, June 14th, 2011 | 7:30 pm

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Date: Mon, March 21, 2011, 6:30 PM

New York City’s only “Civil War Battle” was the 1863 Draft Riot—a convulsive, racially-motivated street fight for the very soul of Manhattan. Experts provide a frank, no-holds-barred account of the sickening excesses of the bloody struggle, its lasting impact on New York politics, the efforts of the mayor, governor, and President Lincoln himself to quell the frightening disturbance, and what it all meant to the future of New York.

Inherently Unequal: The Betrayal of Equal Rights by the Supreme Court, 1865-1903

Speaker: 
Lawrence Goldstone
Eric Foner
Khalil Gibran Muhammad
Thu, May 26th, 2011 | 7:30 pm

Antietam and the Battles of 1862

Speaker: 
James M. McPherson
Stephen W. Sears
Harold Holzer (moderator)
Thu, May 12th, 2011 | 7:30 pm

Antebellum New York with Barry Lewis

Speaker: 
Barry Lewis
Thu, March 3rd, 2011 | 6:30 pm

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