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“There were conservative and liberal activist movements [in the 1960s]. What tended to happen was that conservative activists didn’t tend to go into academia whereas the liberal activists did,” said New York Times columnist Ross Douthat during Radcliffe's "Righting the Record: Conservatism and the Archives" discussion.
"Over the course of the Civil War nearly half a million men, women, and children fled from bondage to the so-called “contraband camps” that sprang up wherever the Union Army infiltrated the Confederacy. Emancipation in the US Civil War was, among other things, a refugee crisis," posits Chandra Manning, Radcliffe's Special Advisor to the Dean.
The second HUBweek, sponsored by The Boston Globe, Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, continues Wednesday with more events to celebrate art, science, and technology, including a lecture at Radcliffe.