Workshop participants in Houston. Albert S. Broussard, former Humanities Texas board member and professor of history at Texas A&M University, speaks about slavery. Eric Walther, professor of history at the University of Houston, discusses secession. Jennifer L. Weber, associate professor of history at the University of Kansas, shares insights on the Civil War. Michael Les Benedict, professor emeritus of history at The Ohio State University, gives a lecture on Reconstruction. Albert S. Broussard leads a primary source workshop. Eric Walther shares primary sources with teachers. Jennifer L. Weber analyzes the Texas Secession Declaration. Michael Les Benedict leads a primary source workshop. Albert S. Broussard examines primary sources including the runaway slave advertisements of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Eric Walther leads a primary source workshop. Jennifer L. Weber examines primary sources with teachers. Michael Les Benedict leads a discussion about documents related to Reconstruction.