The HISTORY NEWS NETWORK (http://hnn.us) recorded this appearance of Sean Wilentz at the annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians on March 31, 2007.
Mr. Wilentz, a professor of history at Princeton, is the author of The Rise of American Democracy. His book was the subject of a panel at the OAH.
Part 1 of Mr. Wilentz's Presentation
7 former presidents of the OAH appeared on a panel that night commemorating the 100th anniversary of the organization. Mr. Foner, a professor of history at Columbia University, spoke about his tenure (1993-94).
Mr. White is the nation's foremost western historian. He teaches at Stanford.
Mr. Hahn is a professor of history at Ohio State University.
He spoke at a panel discussion of the book, Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11: How One Film Divided a Nation, by historian Robert Toplin.