When: Fri., Jan. 29, 8 p.m. 2021
Join the Penny Stamps Speaker Series this Friday, January 29th at 8:00 PM ET for a conversation between filmmaker, scholar, journalist and cultural critic, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and prominent historian, Eric Foner, as they contemplate how a divided nation comes together. --- The two will discuss Reconstruction, the all-too-brief period following the Civil War when the United States made its first effort to become an interracial democracy. --- The program will also preview Gates' most recent project, The Black Church, which will premiere on PBS in February. --- Hosted with support from our partners, DPTV and PBS Books.