Sinha Appears on ‘The Daily Show with John Stewart’

Manisha Sinha, professor of Afro-American studies, appeared March 11 on “The Daily Show with John Stewart” where she served on a panel of distinguished academics for a discussion of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War in a faux game ttled the “The Weakest Lincoln.”

Sinha answered questions about the size of the slave population in the U.S. at the time of the Civil War and what role abolishing slavery played in causing the conflict.