Eric Foner and John Hope Franklin: To Participate in Congressional Seminar





The National History Center launches the first Congressional seminar of the second session of Congress this Monday 13 March from 4-6 pm in the Senate Russell Building in Washington D.C. with presentations by Eric Foner of Columbia University and John Hope Franklin of Duke University. Lonnie Bunch, founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will moderate the session titled,"Revisting Race and Reconstruction: What is the Federal Government Role?"

The seminar seeks to provide historical background and context to recent federal government reconstruction efforts; it is especially targeted to the Capitol Hill community with an interest in this topic. The National History Center is an initiative of the American Historical Association and seeks to create a common ground for historians drawn from throughout the world and to reaffirm the place of history in public life. To reserve a slot at the seminar, please r.s.v.p. to info@nationalhistorycenter.org or by contacting mhauss@historians.org or by calling (202) 544-2422 Ext 103.




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