Professor Ed Larson Presents "Liberty and Slavery at America's Founding" -- National Constitution Center
Professor Edward J. Larson presented "Liberty and Slavery at America's Founding" for the National Constitution Center on February 28. The presentation was part of the America's Town Hall program.
From the National Constitution Center:
Historians Harold Holzer, author of several books on President Abraham Lincoln, including Lincoln: How Abraham Lincoln Ended Slavery in America; and Manisha Sinha, author of The Slave's Cause: A History of Abolition; join Edward Larson for a conversation on Larson’s new book, American Inheritance: Liberty and Slavery in the Birth of a Nation, 1765-1795, to explore the paradox of liberty and slavery in Revolutionary America through the Civil War era. Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, moderates.
A recording of the presentation may be found at Town Hall Video