Walter E. Dellinger III & William Leuchtenburg | John Hope Franklin Centenary Lecture

Writing in the Washington Post after the 2009 death of Dr. John Hope Franklin, Walter Dellinger, the Douglas B. Maggs Professor Emeritus of Law, said Franklin wrote, taught, and lived the story of race in America. To mark the centenary of Franklin's birth, Dellinger and William Leuchtenburg, the William Rand Kenan Jr. Professor Emeritus of History at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill will reflect upon the course that the three of them taught at Duke Law for seven years, as well as Franklin's influence and insights. Considered one of the greatest American historians and remembered for his landmark book, From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans among other works, Franklin was the James B. Duke Professor of History.