Monday, February 15, 2010

The Legacy of John Hope Franklin

The National Archives of the United States is sponsoring the event, From Slavery to Freedom and the Legacy of John Hope Franklin, to be held Thursday, February 18, at 7 p.m. in the Archives’ William G. McGowan Theater, 700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC. According to the announcement:
The ninth edition of From Slavery to Freedom by John Hope Franklin and Evelyn Higginbotham has been revised to reflect the most current scholarship on African American history. Tonight we present a program on the legacy of John Hope Franklin and this award-winning work. Joining the discussion will be Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, co-author of From Slavery to Freedom; Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero; and John Franklin, son of John Hope Franklin. A book signing will follow the program.
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