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Slavery by Another Name: A Book Talk and Discussion with the Author, Douglas Blackmon (January 20, 2010)

Videotaped by Gilder Lehrman Center friend Tom Ficklin. Visit the Ficklin Media Group blog.
John Brown, Slavery, and the Legacies of Revolutionary Violence in our Own Time (October 29-31, 2009)

Gilder Lehrman Center's 11th Annual International Conference
A Conversation with Edmund Morgan & Annette Gordon-Reed (September 30, 2009)

Edmund Morgan, Sterling Prof Emeritus History, Yale University
Annette Gordon-Reed, Pulitzer Prize Winner and Prof of Law, NY Law School
Acclaimed historians Annette Gordon-Reed and Edmund Morgan discuss Morgan's new book of essays, American Heroes, and reflect upon his extensive career. (Two Parts)
Slavery and the Literary Imagination (April 1, 2009)
The 2009 David Brion Davis Lectures
Elizabeth Alexander, Yale University; E.L. Doctorow, New York University; Caryl Phillips, Yale University; and Natasha Trethewey, Emory University present a panel discussion on their poetry and literature. (2 hours, 9 minutes)
This Republic of Suffering: A Book Talk and Discussion with the Author (October 29, 2008)
Drew Faust, President and Lincoln Professor of History, Harvard University
Drew Gilpin Faust, historian and President of Harvard University, and David W. Blight, Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center, have a conversation about Faust's recent book, The Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War, which looks at the impact of the Civil War's enormous death toll on the lives of 19th-century Americans.