Eric Foner
Eric Foner

Eric Foner, the DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University, is co-author of America's Reconstruction: People and Politics After the Civil War.

The History of American Slavery
Sept. 3 2015 11:17 AMWhy They FledUnderground Railroad operator Sydney Howard Gay’s meticulous guestbook reveals how and why enslaved men and women risked everything to escape north.
Hey, Wait A Minute
July 27 1996 3:30 AMStolen DreamWould Martin Luther King really be against affirmative action?
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Political Gabfest
Oct. 6 2015 11:18 AM The “How Do You Punish This Company?” Bonus Segment Emily Bazelon, Jamelle Bouie, and David Plotz discuss reprimanding Volkswagen for ethical misconduct.