Eric Foner

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Eric Foner told : “It is hard to establish a blanket rule, but the veneration of Lee seems more and more inappropriate now,” External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, June 12, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner notes : “If you can only name schools after people who were perfect, you will have a lot of unnamed schools,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:11:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner told ( about Peace ) : “Peace sometimes requires force to protect it,” External link

politico Sunday, January 31, 2021 3:00:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : "You have to be pretty brave to be a Black elected official in a lot of the South during Reconstruction," "It would be very hard to think of another group of public officials in American history of whom 10% would be direct victims of violence in one way or another" External link

ABCnews Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:31:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said : “Before the Civil War, the country was not in a civil war, but there was this growing acceptance of violence,” “The events of a couple of days ago are shocking in many ways, but one of them is just showing how at least the people who took part, the Trump supporters, how fully they’ve embraced the idea that violence is a perfectly acceptable and normal way of expressing your views. That kind of attitude does have a way or can have a way of just spiraling even more out of control as time goes on” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, January 14, 2021 3:51:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about President Trump ) : “Before the Civil War, the country was not in a civil war, but there was this growing acceptance of violence,” “The events of a couple of days ago are shocking in many ways, but one of them is just showing how at least the people who took part, the Trump supporters, how fully they’ve embraced the idea that violence is a perfectly acceptable and normal way of expressing your views. That kind of attitude does have a way or can have a way of just spiraling even more out of control as time goes on” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, January 14, 2021 1:48:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Donald Trump ) : “Many of Trump’s followers are living in a fantasy world,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:13:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Donald Trump ) : “Many of Trump’s followers are living in a fantasy world,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, January 12, 2021 6:48:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner disse : "Muitos dos seguidores de Trump vivem em um mundo de fantasia" External link

noticias-terra-br Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:25:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner disse ( about Donald Trump ) : "Muitos dos seguidores de Trump vivem em um mundo de fantasia" External link

uol Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:20:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Donald Trump ) : “Many of Trump’s followers are living in a fantasy world,” External link

news18 Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:08:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner says : “This can be invoked against anyone who has ever taken an oath to support the Constitution, including the president,” External link

thenation Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2:13:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “I don’t really imagine Ted Cruz knows that much about the election of 1876,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:49:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “I don’t really imagine Ted Cruz knows that much about the election of 1876,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, January 6, 2021 3:19:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “I don’t really imagine Ted Cruz knows that much about the election of 1876,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, January 6, 2021 5:08:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : “Thus, sixteen years after the secession crisis, Americans entered another winter of political confusion, constitutional uncertainty, and talk of civil war,” External link

newrepublic Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:54:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner says : “Our Constitution does not actually say what should happen if there are disputes about who carried a particular state,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, December 25, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner says : “What’s Trump after? God knows,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, December 25, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner says ( about Andrew Jackson ) : “Like Trump today, Jackson felt the election was illegitimate and corrupt, but he did not quite have the media outlets that Trump does to explain all this,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, December 25, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Rutherford B Hayes ) : "By some coincidence, all the electoral votes are allocated to Hayes by a vote of eight to seven in each case," External link

CBSnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : "Ironically, they took place at Wormley House, a major hotel, which is owned by a Black man, [James] Wormley, probably the most well-to-do African American in the city of Washington at that time," External link

CBSnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : "Both of them were basically mediocrities, politically," External link

CBSnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : "You had two political parties competing throughout the nation," External link

CBSnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner explained ( about Rutherford B Hayes ) : "The Democrats will not stop the inauguration of Hayes. They will accept Hayes as president. Hayes will end the remaining Reconstruction," External link

CBSnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Rutherford B Hayes ) : "They just issued a statement, 'Hayes has carried those states and is elected'," External link

CBSnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : "This election was flawed from top to bottom," "There was violence throughout the South against African American voters to try to make it impossible for them to vote" External link

CBSnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Samuel Tilden ) : "There were Democratic newspapers with headlines: 'March to Washington to Install Tilden as President.' There were Republicans saying, 'We're on the verge of another Civil War,'" External link

CBSnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : "The Democrats promise they will respect the basic rights of the former slaves, which they do not do," External link

CBSnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “Samuel Bard was a pretty significant slave owner by New York standards,” External link

nytimes Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said : “Samuel Bard was a pretty significant slave owner by New York standards,” External link

nytimes Saturday, August 29, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “That’s the legacy of history,” “Family assets are what is built up over time. It’s not like income from a job, which comes in every week or every month. And our society has never allowed African Americans to accumulate money and assets the way white families have” External link

thehill Monday, August 24, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “Nothing is going to happen until after the election, I’m sure,” “And depending on who wins the election, the government may or may not be in a position or have the desire to address deep economic inequalities in this country” External link

thehill Monday, August 24, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “One has to wrap your mind around the fact parties evolve, and they change, and they have points of view and they’re not same in one century as they are in another,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, June 21, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said : “Republicans started taking the Black vote for granted, and the Republicans were always divided,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, June 21, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said : “One has to wrap your mind around the fact parties evolve, and they change, and they have points of view and they’re not same in one century as they are in another,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, June 19, 2020 4:16:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said : “Republicans started taking the Black vote for granted, and the Republicans were always divided,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, June 19, 2020 4:16:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said : “The local minister, the local doctor, the local lawyer, the head of the City Council — these are the guys inflicting violence,” “Even more than that, it’s supported by the vast bulk of the population” External link

nytimes Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner added : "I would say the only president who rivals Trump in terms of treatment toward African-Americans is Andrew Johnson, the most explicitly racist President we've ever had," External link

newshub Saturday, June 13, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Andrew Johnson ) : “I would say the only president who rivals Trump in terms of treatment toward African-Americans is Andrew Johnson, the most explicitly racist president we’ve ever had,” External link

nytimes Saturday, June 6, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner says : “In terms of my own experience, it feels more like 1968 in the aftermath of the MLK assassination, because of all these uprisings happening simultaneously,” External link

csmonitor Tuesday, June 2, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said : "There seems to be a very powerful inertia pushing us back to normal," "I'm skeptical of those who think this coronavirus is going to change everything" External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:13:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : "There seems to be a very powerful inertia pushing us back to normal," "I'm skeptical of those who think this coronavirus is going to change everything" External link

beaumontenterprise Saturday, May 30, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said : “There seems to be a very powerful inertia pushing us back to normal,” “I’m skeptical of those who think this coronavirus is going to change everything” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, May 30, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Electoral College ) : “There are still many, many people in this country who think the right to vote should be limited in one way or another,” “Step back, and you’ve got the Electoral College, gerrymandering, all these ways people try to hold onto power by manipulating the right to vote” External link

nytimes Sunday, February 9, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Frederick Douglass ) : "One Kentucky newspaper said this was the most impressive speech by a black man in American history. Now, that's saying something when you have Frederick Douglass out there giving brilliant speeches," "Elliott became a nationally-known figure because of his speech on the Civil Rights Bill" External link

CBSnews Sunday, November 24, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner notes : “unfamiliar to many, perhaps most Americans,” External link

citynews-ca Monday, September 16, 2019 7:22:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner writes : “Even if we are unaware of it, Reconstruction remains part of our lives,” External link

citynews-ca Monday, September 16, 2019 7:22:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner notes : “unfamiliar to many, perhaps most Americans,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, September 16, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner writes : “Even if we are unaware of it, Reconstruction remains part of our lives,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, September 16, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner notes : "unfamiliar to many, perhaps most Americans," External link

startribune Monday, September 16, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner writes : "Even if we are unaware of it, Reconstruction remains part of our lives," External link

startribune Monday, September 16, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : “Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress,” External link

TheScotsman Thursday, April 18, 2019 9:56:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said : “He covered centuries — millennia almost — of the history of slavery and anti-slavery thought,” “This enabled him to really put slavery at the center of the rise of the West, where previously historians more or less dealt with slavery as a kind of footnote to American or Western history. After Davis, you could not do that” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, April 17, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : “Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress,” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, April 16, 2019 4:22:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : "Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress," External link

usaToday Tuesday, April 16, 2019 4:07:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : "Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress," External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, April 16, 2019 2:14:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : “Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, April 16, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : “Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress,” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:43:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : "Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress," External link

wftv Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:42:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : "Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress," External link

kiro7 Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:32:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : "Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress," External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:26:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : "Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress," External link

wsoctv Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : "Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress," External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:24:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : “Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : "Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress," External link

seattlepi Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : "Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress," External link

startribune Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Abraham Lincoln ) : "Lincoln does not really see black people as an intrinsic part of American society," External link

click2houston Sunday, April 14, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Abraham Lincoln ) : "Lincoln does not really see black people as an intrinsic part of American society," External link

news4jax Sunday, April 14, 2019 2:26:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : "In the South, there’s considerable reservation about Lincoln," "While many associate him primarily with the emancipation of slaves, there is a neo-Confederate element that views Lincoln as a tyrant who suppressed states rights, introduced the income tax and suspended habeas corpus" External link

wrcbtv Monday, February 18, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about John F Kennedy ) : "John F. Kennedy is widely admired by Democrats and Republicans nowadays, on rankings of the greatest presidents, Kennedy usually right up at the top, even though his presidency is rather short in length and accomplishment," External link

wrcbtv Monday, February 18, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “It was received basically as a legislative agenda,” External link

expressindia Thursday, January 24, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “It was received basically as a legislative agenda,” External link

nytimes Thursday, January 24, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Alexander Hamilton ) : “Probably Ishmael is right. ‘Hamilton’ has been given a free pass or there’s been an exaggeration of Hamilton’s antislavery,” External link

nytimes Sunday, January 13, 2019 11:23:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “did not like slavery, there is no question about that,” External link

nytimes Sunday, January 13, 2019 11:23:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : “The word ‘Reconstruction’ is never mentioned, and what little information there is about the era is random and misleading,” External link

denverpost Sunday, November 5, 2017 8:00:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said : “He was not a pro-slavery ideologue,” External link

telegraph Saturday, August 19, 2017 2:07:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner told : "Obviously, we have some pretty deep divisions along multiple lines -- racial, ideological, rural versus urban," External link

nola Wednesday, August 16, 2017 3:26:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner points out : "the spark in Charlottesville -- taking down a statue of Robert E. Lee -- doesn't have to do with civil war. People are not debating the Civil War. They're debating American society and race today" External link

nola Wednesday, August 16, 2017 3:26:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “Most of the money, from donors and others, that came to the university has its origin, in many ways, in the institution of slavery,” External link

nydailynews Tuesday, January 24, 2017 8:22:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner says : “The whole idea that your former slaves were now passing laws which white people would have to obey was completely anathema to white Southerners,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Saturday, January 14, 2017 6:27:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : “To the bulk of the white South,” External link

theatlantic Friday, November 11, 2016 12:03:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner argued : “The failure to develop an effective long-term appeal to white voters made it increasingly difficult for Republicans to combat the racial politics of the Redeemers,” External link

theatlantic Friday, November 11, 2016 12:03:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner says : “It’s something I bring up all the time in my lectures,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 28, 2015 6:05:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner says : “It’s something I bring up all the time in my lectures,” External link

nytimes Thursday, February 26, 2015 5:45:00 PM EAT



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Eric Foner

Last updated on 2017-08-23T11:07+0300.

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Eric Foner told : “It is hard to establish a blanket rule, but the veneration of Lee seems more and more inappropriate now,” External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, June 12, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner notes : “If you can only name schools after people who were perfect, you will have a lot of unnamed schools,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:11:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner told ( about Peace ) : “Peace sometimes requires force to protect it,” External link

politico Sunday, January 31, 2021 3:00:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : "You have to be pretty brave to be a Black elected official in a lot of the South during Reconstruction," "It would be very hard to think of another group of public officials in American history of whom 10% would be direct victims of violence in one way or another" External link

ABCnews Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:31:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said : “Before the Civil War, the country was not in a civil war, but there was this growing acceptance of violence,” “The events of a couple of days ago are shocking in many ways, but one of them is just showing how at least the people who took part, the Trump supporters, how fully they’ve embraced the idea that violence is a perfectly acceptable and normal way of expressing your views. That kind of attitude does have a way or can have a way of just spiraling even more out of control as time goes on” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, January 14, 2021 3:51:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about President Trump ) : “Before the Civil War, the country was not in a civil war, but there was this growing acceptance of violence,” “The events of a couple of days ago are shocking in many ways, but one of them is just showing how at least the people who took part, the Trump supporters, how fully they’ve embraced the idea that violence is a perfectly acceptable and normal way of expressing your views. That kind of attitude does have a way or can have a way of just spiraling even more out of control as time goes on” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, January 14, 2021 1:48:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Donald Trump ) : “Many of Trump’s followers are living in a fantasy world,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:13:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Donald Trump ) : “Many of Trump’s followers are living in a fantasy world,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, January 12, 2021 6:48:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner disse : "Muitos dos seguidores de Trump vivem em um mundo de fantasia" External link

noticias-terra-br Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:25:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner disse ( about Donald Trump ) : "Muitos dos seguidores de Trump vivem em um mundo de fantasia" External link

uol Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:20:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Donald Trump ) : “Many of Trump’s followers are living in a fantasy world,” External link

news18 Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:08:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner says : “This can be invoked against anyone who has ever taken an oath to support the Constitution, including the president,” External link

thenation Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2:13:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “I don’t really imagine Ted Cruz knows that much about the election of 1876,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:49:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “I don’t really imagine Ted Cruz knows that much about the election of 1876,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, January 6, 2021 3:19:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “I don’t really imagine Ted Cruz knows that much about the election of 1876,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, January 6, 2021 5:08:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : “Thus, sixteen years after the secession crisis, Americans entered another winter of political confusion, constitutional uncertainty, and talk of civil war,” External link

newrepublic Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:54:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner says : “Our Constitution does not actually say what should happen if there are disputes about who carried a particular state,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, December 25, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner says : “What’s Trump after? God knows,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, December 25, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner says ( about Andrew Jackson ) : “Like Trump today, Jackson felt the election was illegitimate and corrupt, but he did not quite have the media outlets that Trump does to explain all this,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, December 25, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Rutherford B Hayes ) : "By some coincidence, all the electoral votes are allocated to Hayes by a vote of eight to seven in each case," External link

CBSnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : "Ironically, they took place at Wormley House, a major hotel, which is owned by a Black man, [James] Wormley, probably the most well-to-do African American in the city of Washington at that time," External link

CBSnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : "Both of them were basically mediocrities, politically," External link

CBSnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : "You had two political parties competing throughout the nation," External link

CBSnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner explained ( about Rutherford B Hayes ) : "The Democrats will not stop the inauguration of Hayes. They will accept Hayes as president. Hayes will end the remaining Reconstruction," External link

CBSnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Rutherford B Hayes ) : "They just issued a statement, 'Hayes has carried those states and is elected'," External link

CBSnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : "This election was flawed from top to bottom," "There was violence throughout the South against African American voters to try to make it impossible for them to vote" External link

CBSnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Samuel Tilden ) : "There were Democratic newspapers with headlines: 'March to Washington to Install Tilden as President.' There were Republicans saying, 'We're on the verge of another Civil War,'" External link

CBSnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : "The Democrats promise they will respect the basic rights of the former slaves, which they do not do," External link

CBSnews Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “Samuel Bard was a pretty significant slave owner by New York standards,” External link

nytimes Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said : “Samuel Bard was a pretty significant slave owner by New York standards,” External link

nytimes Saturday, August 29, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “That’s the legacy of history,” “Family assets are what is built up over time. It’s not like income from a job, which comes in every week or every month. And our society has never allowed African Americans to accumulate money and assets the way white families have” External link

thehill Monday, August 24, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “Nothing is going to happen until after the election, I’m sure,” “And depending on who wins the election, the government may or may not be in a position or have the desire to address deep economic inequalities in this country” External link

thehill Monday, August 24, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “One has to wrap your mind around the fact parties evolve, and they change, and they have points of view and they’re not same in one century as they are in another,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, June 21, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said : “Republicans started taking the Black vote for granted, and the Republicans were always divided,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, June 21, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said : “One has to wrap your mind around the fact parties evolve, and they change, and they have points of view and they’re not same in one century as they are in another,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, June 19, 2020 4:16:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said : “Republicans started taking the Black vote for granted, and the Republicans were always divided,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, June 19, 2020 4:16:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said : “The local minister, the local doctor, the local lawyer, the head of the City Council — these are the guys inflicting violence,” “Even more than that, it’s supported by the vast bulk of the population” External link

nytimes Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner added : "I would say the only president who rivals Trump in terms of treatment toward African-Americans is Andrew Johnson, the most explicitly racist President we've ever had," External link

newshub Saturday, June 13, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Andrew Johnson ) : “I would say the only president who rivals Trump in terms of treatment toward African-Americans is Andrew Johnson, the most explicitly racist president we’ve ever had,” External link

nytimes Saturday, June 6, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner says : “In terms of my own experience, it feels more like 1968 in the aftermath of the MLK assassination, because of all these uprisings happening simultaneously,” External link

csmonitor Tuesday, June 2, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said : "There seems to be a very powerful inertia pushing us back to normal," "I'm skeptical of those who think this coronavirus is going to change everything" External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:13:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : "There seems to be a very powerful inertia pushing us back to normal," "I'm skeptical of those who think this coronavirus is going to change everything" External link

beaumontenterprise Saturday, May 30, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said : “There seems to be a very powerful inertia pushing us back to normal,” “I’m skeptical of those who think this coronavirus is going to change everything” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, May 30, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Electoral College ) : “There are still many, many people in this country who think the right to vote should be limited in one way or another,” “Step back, and you’ve got the Electoral College, gerrymandering, all these ways people try to hold onto power by manipulating the right to vote” External link

nytimes Sunday, February 9, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Frederick Douglass ) : "One Kentucky newspaper said this was the most impressive speech by a black man in American history. Now, that's saying something when you have Frederick Douglass out there giving brilliant speeches," "Elliott became a nationally-known figure because of his speech on the Civil Rights Bill" External link

CBSnews Sunday, November 24, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner notes : “unfamiliar to many, perhaps most Americans,” External link

citynews-ca Monday, September 16, 2019 7:22:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner writes : “Even if we are unaware of it, Reconstruction remains part of our lives,” External link

citynews-ca Monday, September 16, 2019 7:22:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner notes : “unfamiliar to many, perhaps most Americans,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, September 16, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner writes : “Even if we are unaware of it, Reconstruction remains part of our lives,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, September 16, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner notes : "unfamiliar to many, perhaps most Americans," External link

startribune Monday, September 16, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner writes : "Even if we are unaware of it, Reconstruction remains part of our lives," External link

startribune Monday, September 16, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : “Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress,” External link

TheScotsman Thursday, April 18, 2019 9:56:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said : “He covered centuries — millennia almost — of the history of slavery and anti-slavery thought,” “This enabled him to really put slavery at the center of the rise of the West, where previously historians more or less dealt with slavery as a kind of footnote to American or Western history. After Davis, you could not do that” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, April 17, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : “Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress,” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, April 16, 2019 4:22:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : "Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress," External link

usaToday Tuesday, April 16, 2019 4:07:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : "Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress," External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, April 16, 2019 2:14:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : “Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, April 16, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : “Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress,” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:43:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : "Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress," External link

wftv Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:42:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : "Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress," External link

kiro7 Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:32:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : "Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress," External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:26:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : "Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress," External link

wsoctv Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : "Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress," External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:24:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : “Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : "Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress," External link

seattlepi Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : "Previous historians, especially in the United States, had tended to see slavery as an exception, a footnote in a teleological narrative of progress," External link

startribune Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Abraham Lincoln ) : "Lincoln does not really see black people as an intrinsic part of American society," External link

click2houston Sunday, April 14, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Abraham Lincoln ) : "Lincoln does not really see black people as an intrinsic part of American society," External link

news4jax Sunday, April 14, 2019 2:26:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : "In the South, there’s considerable reservation about Lincoln," "While many associate him primarily with the emancipation of slaves, there is a neo-Confederate element that views Lincoln as a tyrant who suppressed states rights, introduced the income tax and suspended habeas corpus" External link

wrcbtv Monday, February 18, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about John F Kennedy ) : "John F. Kennedy is widely admired by Democrats and Republicans nowadays, on rankings of the greatest presidents, Kennedy usually right up at the top, even though his presidency is rather short in length and accomplishment," External link

wrcbtv Monday, February 18, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “It was received basically as a legislative agenda,” External link

expressindia Thursday, January 24, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “It was received basically as a legislative agenda,” External link

nytimes Thursday, January 24, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said ( about Alexander Hamilton ) : “Probably Ishmael is right. ‘Hamilton’ has been given a free pass or there’s been an exaggeration of Hamilton’s antislavery,” External link

nytimes Sunday, January 13, 2019 11:23:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “did not like slavery, there is no question about that,” External link

nytimes Sunday, January 13, 2019 11:23:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : “The word ‘Reconstruction’ is never mentioned, and what little information there is about the era is random and misleading,” External link

denverpost Sunday, November 5, 2017 8:00:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner said : “He was not a pro-slavery ideologue,” External link

telegraph Saturday, August 19, 2017 2:07:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner told : "Obviously, we have some pretty deep divisions along multiple lines -- racial, ideological, rural versus urban," External link

nola Wednesday, August 16, 2017 3:26:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner points out : "the spark in Charlottesville -- taking down a statue of Robert E. Lee -- doesn't have to do with civil war. People are not debating the Civil War. They're debating American society and race today" External link

nola Wednesday, August 16, 2017 3:26:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner said : “Most of the money, from donors and others, that came to the university has its origin, in many ways, in the institution of slavery,” External link

nydailynews Tuesday, January 24, 2017 8:22:00 PM EAT

Eric Foner says : “The whole idea that your former slaves were now passing laws which white people would have to obey was completely anathema to white Southerners,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Saturday, January 14, 2017 6:27:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner wrote : “To the bulk of the white South,” External link

theatlantic Friday, November 11, 2016 12:03:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner argued : “The failure to develop an effective long-term appeal to white voters made it increasingly difficult for Republicans to combat the racial politics of the Redeemers,” External link

theatlantic Friday, November 11, 2016 12:03:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner says : “It’s something I bring up all the time in my lectures,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 28, 2015 6:05:00 AM EAT

Eric Foner says : “It’s something I bring up all the time in my lectures,” External link

nytimes Thursday, February 26, 2015 5:45:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
historian48.15%EN08/16/201716/08/2017
columbia university historian3.70%EN08/16/201716/08/2017
professor29.63%EN01/24/201724/01/2017
author3.70%EN01/24/201724/01/2017
history professor14.81%EN01/21/201721/01/2017
Names Lang Count
Eric FonerEN88.89%
Eric FonerFR8.89%
Eric FonerPT2.22%


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