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Chats on the Past: Van Gosse

Fri, July 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

Join a discussion with the Westport Museum of History and Culture and Van Gosseauthor and professor of History at Franklin & Marshall College. Gosse will discuss his book, The First Reconstruction: Black Politics in America from the Revolution to the Civil War, which offers a sweeping reappraisal of the formative era of American democracy from the Constitution’s ratification through Abraham Lincoln’s election, chronicling the rise of an organized, visible black politics focused on the quest for citizenship, the vote, and power within the free states. 

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Fri, July 23
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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
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The Westport Library
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Westport, CT 06880 United States
20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880
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