PODCAST: 1619 Project and its Challenge to the American Founding–with Prof. Lucas Morel

Professor and renowned Lincoln scholar Lucas Morel joined JWI deputy director Garrett Snedeker and intern Jovan Tripkovic to discuss his take on the New York Times 1619 project, identity politics, revisionist history on the American Founding, the 1776 Commission, as well as Professor Morel’s latest book Lincoln and the American Founding.

Lucas Morel is Professor of Politics and Head of the Politics Department at Washington and Lee University. He teaches American government, political philosophy, constitutional law, black American politics, and politics and literature, with research interests in Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and Ralph Ellison. He also teaches in the Master’s Program in American History and Government at Ashland University. He received his Ph.D. and M.A. from Claremont Graduate University and a B.A., cum laude, from Claremont McKenna College.

Lincoln and the American Founding is available for purchase on Amazon.

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