Book Discussion on A Bohemian Brigade: The Civil War Correspondents

Mr. Perry talked about his book ABohemian Brigade: The Civil War Correspondents -- Mostly Rough, Sometimes Ready, published by Wiley,… read more

Mr. Perry talked about his book ABohemian Brigade: The Civil War Correspondents -- Mostly Rough, Sometimes Ready, published by Wiley, John, and Sons. He also responded to questions from the audience. The book details the emergence of modern American journalism during the Civil War. Pointing to the telegraph, steam-powered transport, the printing press, and the importance of breaking news and scoops, the author argues that the war was the first instant-news event. close

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Book Discussion on A Bohemian Brigade: The Civil War Correspondents

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157548-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 29, 2000
Last Aired:
Dec 17, 2000

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  • Jul 29, 2000 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 30, 2000 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 21, 2000 | 5:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 10, 2000 | 7:53am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 17, 2000 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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