Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory
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Yale professor David Blight discusses America’s collective memory of the Civil War and the perilous path of remembering and forgetting.
This video was recorded at the First Congregational Church of Manchester in Manchester, VT on May 3, 2017.
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