Articles with keyword "Civil War"
The meaning of the Emancipation Proclamation, for those at the time and for us today.
Thaddeus Stevens was a fearsome reformer, who never backed down from a fight.
Robert Smalls commandeered a Confederate ship to escape from slavery in South Carolina.
Elizabeth Brown Pryor talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about her dual careers as a historian of antebellum America and a highly decorated diplomat working for the State Department.
The moral and political dilemmas of the time seem so clear in retrospect.