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Eric Foner

Reconstruction Least Understood Period in American History, Says Foner

Columbia History Professor Eric Foner, who has recently published "Who Owns History?" (Hill and Wang, 2002), says greater public knowledge of Reconstruction is necessary to understand race relations in the United States and the consequences of the Civil War.

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Shot: Mar 29, 2002
Published: May 03, 2002
Last modified:Jan 29, 2004