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  • Decree to End Slavery Sold at Auction(01:21)
  • Bidding on the document that prompted the emancipation of slaves - and it finally sells for over two million U.S. dollars.
  • Date: June 27, 2012
  • Source: Reuters
  • Lincoln Favored Peaceful Evolution to End ...(03:34)
  • To Abraham Lincoln, whether he was composing love letters, speeches, or legal arguments, words mattered. In Lincoln, acclaimed biographer Fred Kaplan ...
  • Date: February 15, 2011
  • Source: FORA.tv Culture
  • Gordon Wood: Why George Washington Didn't ...(03:51)
  • Gordon Wood, Professor of History Emeritus at Brown University, reveals the life of George Washington, and he explores his military and political geni...
  • Date: May 26, 2013
  • Source: FORA.tv Culture
  • This Day in History: 12/18/1632 - Mayflowe...(01:00)
  • December 18, 1620 marks the beginning of our great country. It was on this day that the Pilgrims first landed in Plymouth, and began to lay the founda...
  • Date: December 18, 2014
  • Source: HISTORY
  • Kevin Bales on Slavery in the Modern Age(03:22)
  • Bales discusses the definition of slavery, how the population explosion has transformed slavery in the modern age, and how changing the patterns of gl...
  • Date: March 23, 2011
  • Source: FORA.tv Politics
  • Economics of Emancipation: America Turns A...(02:33)
  • This talk gives an overview of slavery at the time of the American Revolution and explains how the revolutionary era was an important point-a watershe...
  • Date: June 12, 2013
  • Source: FORA.tv Culture
  • History in Five: Abraham Lincoln and the E...(06:24)
  • Todd Brewster, author of Lincoln’s Gamble: The Tumultuous Six Months That Gave America The Emancipation Proclamation and Changed the Course of the Civ...
  • Date: September 10, 2014
  • Source: Simon&Schuster
  • Framed: The Constitution and Compromise Ov...(02:21)
  • This interview focuses on the ways that the Revolutionary War made an impact on American slavery. Issues such as Dunmore's Proclamation offering freed...
  • Date: June 12, 2013
  • Source: FORA.tv Culture
  • History in Five: Abraham Lincoln and the P...(05:40)
  • Harold Holzer, the preeminent scholar and historian on Abraham Lincoln, discusses the president's complicated relationship with the media throughout h...
  • Date: September 18, 2014
  • Source: Simon&Schuster
  • Spirit of '76: Civil Rights Continues Figh...(02:10)
  • A thread of continuity connects the American Revolution and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. It is the world shaking proclamation ope...
  • Date: June 12, 2013
  • Source: FORA.tv Culture