Author Archives: BBC America

Lincoln’s Return to New York

Series historical adviser Daniel Czitrom reflects on the assassination of President Lincoln, and the funeral procession that offered a bitter reminder of the war’s unfinished business.

Rough Justice

Series historical adviser Daniel Czitrom examines the corrupt political and criminal justice system prevalent in late 19th century New York City.

New Chances for Us

Series historical adviser Daniel Czitrom reflects on the African American struggle to advance the freedom movement, even as the legacies of slavery and racism persevered.

Haunted by the Draft Riots

Series historical adviser Daniel Czitrom explores the memory, fear, and pain of the worst civil insurrection in American history, the 1863 Draft Riots.

The Business of Prostitution

Series historical adviser Daniel Czitrom offers a look at the business of prostitution in Five Points, a sex hub since the early 1800s.

The Opium Habit

In terms of her opium use, Elizabeth was not unlike many women in the 19th century.

3 Questions, 2 Biscuits and 1 Cup of Tea with Donal Logue Part II

Settle in, and make a cuppa... it's 3 questions, 2 biscuits, and 1 cup of tea with Copper's Donal Logue!

“Great Centers of Pestilence”: Public Health in Civil War New York

Series historical adviser, Daniel Czitrom, discusses the death and disease that were caused by contaminated water and other health hazards in 19th century New York City.

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3 Questions, 2 Biscuits, and 1 Cup of Tea with Tessa Thompson

Settle in, and make a cuppa... it's 3 questions, 2 biscuits, and 1 cup of tea with Copper's Sara Freeman, actress Tessa Thompson!