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The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery

General Programming

October 19, 2010

Discussion centered on topics raised by Eric Foner's new book, The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery. Panelists included Ira Berlin, Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, David Brion Davis, Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University, Robin Blackburn, Professor of Sociology at the University of Essex, UK, and Eric Foner, Dewitt Clinton Professor of History.