FORA.tv Speaker - James H. Hershman

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Biography

James H. Hershman, Jr., served as a Senior Fellow at Georgetown University's Government Affairs Institute from 1997 until his retirement in 2010. From 1995 to 1997, he served on the senior staff at the Brookings Institution. Before going to Brookings, he served as an instructor on congressional affairs for the federal government and earlier in his career held teaching positions at Wake Forest University and the University of Virginia. His Ph.D. in Southern History is from the University of Virginia. He contributed an essay to The Moderates' Dilemma: Massive Resistance to School Desegregation in Virginia and his articles and reviews have appeared in Journal of Southern History, Journal of Negro Education, and other journals and online publications. He continues to teach in Georgetown's Graduate Liberal Studies program.

4 Programs

Slavery and America's Revolutionary Leaders

05.17.13 | 00:19:12 min | 0 comments

Slavery and the War in Revolutionary America

05.17.13 | 00:20:11 min | 0 comments

From the Revolution to the Civil Rights Movement

05.17.13 | 00:11:53 min | 0 comments

The Revolutionary Challenge to Slavery

05.17.13 | 00:25:32 min | 0 comments