Reconstruction Symposium: Photos and C-SPAN Airings

Paul Finkleman leads a Q&A with the panel of speakers

The U.S. Capitol Historical Society hosted the 2018 installment of its annual scholarly symposia series on Friday, May 4. Scholars from across the country joined a local audience (and a C-SPAN crew) to discuss the early Reconstruction era, including the Fourteenth Amendment’s passage and impact, the impeachment of Andrew Johnson, widows in the black public […]