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The Alistair Cooke Memorial Lecture

May 9th, 2015

Episode 1039 of 1369 episodes

American historian David Blight explores the legacy of the American Civil War - especially regarding the issue of race-relations. He joins the dots between events from 150 years ago through to the American Civil Rights movement of the 1960s to more recent protests in the US cities of Baltimore and Ferguson.

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