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Eric Foner

Eric Foner was born on February 7, 1943 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Freedom: A History of Us (2003), Who Rules America (2012) and The Gettysburg Address (2017). He has been married to Lynn Garafola since May 1, 1980. They have one child. He was previously married to Naomi Foner. See full bio »

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 2016 Free State of Jones (historical consultant: Columbia University - as Eric Foner Ph.D.)
 2013 The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (TV Mini-Series documentary) (advisor - 5 episodes)
- A More Perfect Union (2013) ... (advisor: Columbia University)
- Rise! (1940-1968) (2013) ... (advisor: Columbia University)
- Making a Way Out of No Way (1897-1940) (2013) ... (advisor: Columbia University)
- Into the Fire (1861-1890) (2013) ... (advisor: Columbia University)
- The Black Atlantic (1500-1800) (2013) ... (advisor: Columbia University)
 2002-2004 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (advisor - 3 episodes)
- Ulysses S. Grant: Part 2 (2002) ... (advisor)
 1990 The Civil War (TV Mini-Series documentary) (consultant - 9 episodes)
- War Is All Hell (1865) (1990) ... (consultant)
- The Better Angels of Our Nature (1865) (1990) ... (consultant)
- Valley of the Shadow of Death (1864) (1990) ... (consultant)
- Most Hallowed Ground (1864) (1990) ... (consultant)
- The Universe of Battle (1863) (1990) ... (consultant)
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 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Commentary
- Whose Land Is This? (2003) ... Commentary (voice)
- What Is Freedom? (2003) ... Commentary (voice)
- Yearning to Breathe Free (2003) ... Commentary (voice)
- Working for Freedom (2003) ... Commentary (voice)
- Revolution (2003) ... Commentary (voice)
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 2016 The American West (TV Mini-Series)
Himself, Historian, Columbia University / Himself - Historian, Columbia University
- Showdown (2016) ... Himself, Historian, Columbia University
- Blood & Gold (2016) ... Himself, Historian, Columbia University
- America Divided (2016) ... Himself - Historian, Columbia University
 2006-2014 The Daily Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Andrew Napolitano (2014) ... Himself
- Tony Zinni (2006) ... Himself
 2012 Who Rules America (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- The Power of Wall Street (2012) ... Himself
- The Power of The Media (2012) ... Himself
- The Debate Over Power (2012) ... Himself
 2011 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
Himself - Author, 'The Fiery Trial'
- Eric Foner (2011) ... Himself - Author, 'The Fiery Trial'
 2009 Shouting Fire: Stories from the Edge of Free Speech (Documentary)
Himself, professor, Columbia University
 2008 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 17 November 2008 (2008) ... Himself - Guest
 2008 Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans (Documentary)
Interviewee / Historian
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
- Wake Up America (2003)
 2002 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Professor of History, Columbia University (segment "Who Is Catherine Reynolds?")
- Al Gore/Iraqi Oil/Who Is Catherine Reynolds?/Negative About Affirmative Action (2002) ... Himself - Professor of History, Columbia University (segment "Who Is Catherine Reynolds?")
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 2003 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Professor of History, Columbia University (segment "Who Is Catherine Reynolds?")
- The Wrong Man/Who Is Catherine Reynolds?/Guilty Until Proven (2003) ... Himself - Professor of History, Columbia University (segment "Who Is Catherine Reynolds?")
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Other Works:

Book: "Reconstruction," 1988.

Alternate Names:

Eric Foner Ph.D.
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Professor of history at Columbia University. See more »

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Aquarius

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