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America’s Do-Over: The Three Amendments That Define Reconstruction

Released Tuesday, 25th August 2020
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After the Civil War, the battle for birthright citizenship, equality before the law, Black men’s suffrage and other rights began in earnest. Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University, joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how the blueprint for our modern America was drawn during Reconstruction. His book “The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Recon… is now out in paperback.