Historian Joanne Freeman

Season 2019 Episode 5 | 28m 46s

Marcia Franklin talks with Yale Professor of History Joanne Freeman about her book, "The Field of Blood." In it, Freeman illustrates how the U.S. Congress leading up to the Civil War was a more violent body than previously thought. Freeman also discusses her next book, “Hunting for Hamilton,” and the value of studying history. The conversation was taped at the 2019 Sun Valley Writers' Conference.

Aired: 11/08/19

Rating: TV-G

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