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Few historians have written about the American past with more profound insight and impact than James M. McPherson (Princeton University). Session chair Vernon Burton (Clemson University) and the panel—consisting of Catherine Clinton (Queen's University Belfast), Judith Hunter (State University of New York at Geneseo), James Oakes (City University of New York, Graduate Center), Thavolia Glymph (Duke University), J. Matthew Gallman (University of Florida), Joseph T. Glatthaar (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), and Sean Wilentz (Princeton University)—evaluate McPherson's lifetime of scholarship and contributions to the historical profession. The session concludes with remarks by James McPherson.