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David W. Blight

October 19, Copley Square
David W. Blight is a teacher, scholar, historian, and book reviewer. He is the author of Race and Reunion, American Oracle, A People and A Nation, and multiple annotations and introductory essays. His latest book, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, is a Pulitzer Prize–winning, definitive biography that the New Yorker called “extraordinary” and “a great American biography.”