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The City Club of Cleveland Forum: Eric Foner
A-W 2020 lifetime achievement award winner Eric Foner will discuss his most recent book, “The Second Founding,” the Reconstruction Era, and the contemporary struggle for freedom and equality at a virtual City Club of Cleveland Forum.
Dr. Eric Foner, educator, historian, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, is often regarded as the “dean of Reconstruction historians.” Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University, Dr. Foner has used his career as a scholar to construct a more truthful narrative of the Civil War and Reconstruction, changing the language of this historical period from a story of white supremacy to a narrative that focuses on Black history, interracial democracy, and justice.
This year Dr. Foner wasView more