[Virtual] In the Days When Freedom Died: Racial Violence in Post-civil war America with Charles Lane ' 83, Washington Post editorial writer and columnist
A conversation on Reconstruction-era white-supremacist terrorism in the U.S. South, and its continuing relevance today, with noted Washington Post editorial writer and columnist Charles Lane.
CHARLES LANE is a member of The Washington Post editorial board and a columnist for the paper’s op-ed page. A finalist for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize in editorial writing, he was formerly the Post’s correspondent at the Supreme Court for six years. He is the author of The Day Freedom Died: The Colfax Massacre, the Supreme Court and the Betrayal of Reconstruction, a history of racial violence in the post-Civil War South, described by The New York Times as a “riveting . . . legal thriller” and Freedom’s Detective, a biography of an early U.S. Secret Service chief, which NPR praised as “a captivating account of a flawed but remarkable man.”
When: Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Fee: Free to Club Members
$20 for Nonmembers.