From the New York Times: "Edmund S. Morgan, an award-winning historian who illuminated the
intellectual world of the Puritans, explored the paradox of freedom and
slavery in colonial Virginia and, in his 80s, wrote a best-selling
biography of Benjamin Franklin, died on Monday in New Haven. He was 97." Read on here.
To watch a 2009 conversation between Morgan and Annette Gordon-Reed, follow the link to the Gilder Lehrman Center website.