Prof. David Blight: Historical Narratives of Slavery in America
Professor Blight, the Class of 1954 Professor of History at Yale University, is the director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the MacMillan Center. He has written numerous books on race and American history, and lectures widely on Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. Du Bois, and problems in public history and American historical memory. Today we talk with Professor Blight about his newest book, A Slave No More: Two Men Who Escaped to Freedom, Including Their Own Narratives of Emancipation.