Video: David Blight on ‘Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom’


I’m late to the party on this book, but I was pleased to run across a Q and A with historian David Blight of Yale on his new biography, “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom.” The session, with Princeton professor Eddie S. Glaude Jr., is worth your time.

The entire video (60 minutes plus introduction) is here.


Blight also appeared in Los Angeles in November with Baratunde Thurston. That video is here and the podcast is here.

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2 Responses to Video: David Blight on ‘Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom’

  1. E. Yarber says:

    If this isn’t enough David Blight for you, you have the chance to sit in on his entire Yale Course “The Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1845-1877.” He’s a fascinating lecturer.


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