Civil War and Reconstruction: A Conversation with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

May 7, 2019

Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. joins National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen to explore the transformative years of the Reconstruction era, as depicted in the Center’s new permanent exhibit, Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality, and Gates’ documentary for PBS, Reconstruction: After the Civil War, and book, Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow.

Learn more about the Center’s new permanent exhibit, Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality.

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