Two experts reflect on the successes and setbacks in the struggle for civil rights. Presented in collaboration with The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and in conjunction with the exhibition Freedom Now: Photographs by Platon.
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Continuing the conversation from February 2011’s program, Women and the White House, experts look back at the many influential women in the history of America’s highly elected office.
Union General William T. Sherman’s epic march from Atlanta to the sea remains one of the most astonishing military feats in American history — as well as one of the most controversial. Three historians ask the tough questions — and provide authoritative answers.
Professor Dubois discusses the ways in which enslaved people shaped the development and application of ideas of equality and human rights during the Age of Revolution.
Experts explore the challenges and opportunities inherent in the study of the Haitian Revolution, a cataclysmic event that left a particularly complicated paper trail.