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April 21, 2017 – Segment 2
We hosted a conversation I had with Dr. Ira Berlin, Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Maryland, College Park, and Founder of the Freedmen and Southern Society Project.
Free at Last: A Documentary History of Slavery, Freedom, and the Civil War features the actual words of those who lived through America’s Civil War: White and Black, Union soldiers and officers, Confederate soldiers and officers, civilians and mothers. People searching for their families, telling why they hated slavery and others telling why they thought slavery was the right of Southerners to hold.