Healing the Wounds of History:
A Special Program on the Occasion of the American Civil War Sesquicentennial
Monday, December 12th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
School of Advanced International Studies
The Johns Hopkins University
1740 Massachusetts Avenue
Washington, DC 20036 Co- Sponsored by
The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, Richmond, VA
The John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation, Tulsa, OK
African American Civil War Memorial and Museum, Washington, DC
Three of Americas most respected historians of the Civil War and its aftermath will discuss the persistence of resentment and unhealed wounds in the North/South relationship including those originating in the antebellum period, the Civil War, Reconstruction and post-Reconstruction and the impact of enduring resentments on the American political culture today. The panel will also discuss the prospects of establishing a Bipartisan, Bicameral Congressional Reconciliation Caucus geared toward national racial healing and reconciliation. And a distinguished Christian ethicist will assess the implications and challenges of the panel’s presentations.
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