498Feb 11, 2007
African American Perspectives on Abraham Lincoln
Rep. Jackson, a member of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, provided opening and closing remarks. Moderated by Professor Horton, panelists discussed African American ...
38Apr 27, 2004
Book Discussion on Brown v. Board of Education
A few days before the 50th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision, panelists talked about the history of court cases on educational segregation and about the conditions that ...
296Jan 31, 2004
Alexander Hamilton and Liberty
The second of three panel discussions examining the life and career of Alexander Hamilton examines Hamilton’s thoughts on liberty, slavery, and religion. After prepared remarks, the ...
183Feb 28, 2002
Frederick Douglass Book Prize Dinner
Officials of the Gilder Lehrman Institute presented the Frederick Douglass Book Prize for the best book of the year on the history of slavery. This year’s winner, David Blight, is the ...
1,036Jun 18, 2001
Writings of Abraham Lincoln
Scholars and guests examined the final stages of the Civil War and beginning of the Reconstruction era through the writings of President Abraham Lincoln. They paid particular attention to the ...
101Feb 16, 2001
African American History and the Confederacy
Scholars talked about African-Americans, the institution of slavery, and the history of the South and Confederacy. Among the topics they addressed were regional politics in the antebellum era, ...
28Feb 1, 2001
African-Americans and the Presidency
In honor of Black History Month, historians talked about the political landscape of two key eras, the 1860s and the 1960s, and how events and the presidents of those times affected the plight of ...
105Feb 8, 2000
Frederick Douglass Prize for Best Book on Slavery
The first Frederick Douglass Prize for a book on slavery or abolition was shared by Professor Ira Berlin of the University of Maryland and Professor Philip B. Morgan of the College of William and ...