Louis P. Masur

Louis P. Masur, a Professor of American Studies and History at Rutgers University, is the author of Lincoln’s Hundred Days: The Emancipation Proclamation and the War for the Union, and is guest curator of “Promise of Freedom” at the Fairfield Museum and History Center.

History
Nov. 8 2012 4:14 PMHow Great an Emancipator?Does Lincoln get too much credit for freeing the slaves—or not enough?
Books
Nov. 10 2008 7:07 AMDownsizing Andrew JacksonWhy the warrior president is no hero for our polarized times.
Music
Sept. 22 2009 7:25 AMTramps Like UsThe birth of Born To Run.
Culturebox
April 10 2008 7:00 AMThe Soiling of Old GloryThe photograph that captured Boston's busing crisis: How it was taken, and why it still matters.
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Working
Dec. 18 2014 4:49 PM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 17 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a middle school principal about his workday.