FILM/ESSAYS: Chronicle “Conversation” on Spielberg’s <em>Lincoln</em>
Barbara Krauthamer / Harold Holzer / Kate Masur / Nina Silber / Thavolia Glymph

FILM/ESSAYS: Chronicle “Conversation” on Spielberg’s Lincoln

The Conversation Blog at the Chronicle of Higher Ed hosted a roundtable on Spielberg’s recent release Lincoln: As viewers flock to see Lincoln, and reviewers rave about Daniel Day-Lewis’s performance, historians are raising different issues: How accurate is the film’s portrayal of emancipation? What does it leave out? The Chronicle Review asked several scholars to … Continue reading

Adam Rothman / Callinda Taylor / Calvin Schermerhorn / Carl Weinberg / Dylan Penningroth / Gretchen Catron / Marie Parys / Susan Eva O'Donovan / Tanisha C. Ford / Thavolia Glymph

Antebellum Slavery in April 2009 OAH Magazine

Select articles available here (available in full to members of the Organization of American Historians). From the editor, Carl Weinberg: On March 26, 2009, just as the recent annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians (OAH) opened in Seattle, we received some sobering news: pioneering historian John Hope Franklin had died. He was 94 … Continue reading