The Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United States
- Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
- Time: 12:00 pm
- Location: William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC
Answers to questions about who ended slavery, how, and why remain fiercely contested more than 150 years after the passage of the 13th Amendment. In The Long Emancipation, Ira Berlin offers a framework for understanding that emancipation was a shifting but persistent struggle that involved thousands of men and women.
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