The Latest

THE LATEST Books

THE LATEST THINKING

Sources: 1

Historian Eric Foner On The 'Unresolved Legacy Of Reconstruction'

Photo by: NPR

After the Civil War, the federal government promised former slaves equality and citizenship. Historian Eric Foner says the failed promises reverberate today. Originally broadcast Jan. 9, 2006.

See article

THE LATEST THINKING

The opinions of THE LATEST’s guest contributors are their own.

Searching for TLT's ...

Video Site Tour

The Latest
The Latest

Subscribe to THE LATEST Newsletter.

The Latest
The Latest

Share this story through...

Separate multiple emails with commas. That's not a valid e-mail.