David Blight on the Historian's Craft and the Legal Profession


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Prof. David Blight is Sterling Professor of American History at Yale University. Prof. Blight is one of the world's leading experts on the American Civil War and Frederick Douglass. He won the Pulitzer Prize for History and the Bancroft Prize in 2019 for his most recent book, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom. His 2001 book Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory won the Bancroft Prize.

Prof. Blight joins Jon and Rob to talk about how historical research can inform the legal profession and his career as a leading light in the American academy.

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