A House Divided

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Heard On The Morning Show
Protesters carrying a Confederate flag in the U.S. Capitol
Violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump carried a Confederate flag into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Manuel Balce Ceneta/ AP Photo

Americans haven’t been this bitterly divided since the Civil War and Reconstruction 150 years ago. We talk to an emeritus professor of history at Columbia University about what we can learn from when the country actually broke in two and what mistakes were made when the union reformed.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Eric Foner Guest

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