Civil War 150: Mapping Slavery, Pt. 1
The following is the first of a two-part interview that was included in the BackStory episode “Here to There: A History of Mapping,” broadcast in August 2012. You can listen to the entire episode here.
In this interview, the History Guys take a look at the famous Francis Bicknell Carpenter painting, “First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation of President Lincoln,” and talk to historian Susan Schulten about the map featured in the lower right-hand corner of the image.