The Civil War

The first Capital Book Festival was hosted by the Fairfax County Public Library Foundation in its tenth anniversary year. On a panel… read more

The first Capital Book Festival was hosted by the Fairfax County Public Library Foundation in its tenth anniversary year. On a panel titled The Civil War: Blacks and Whites, Soldiers and Generals, the panelists talked about their books on the Civil War. After their presentations they answered questions from members of the audience.

Edward Ayers wrote In the Presence of Mine Enemies: War in the Heart of America, 1859-1863, published by W.W. Norton and Company. Gary Gallagher wrote Lee and His Army in Confederate History, published by University of North Carolina Press. Ira Berlin wrote Generations of Captivity: A History of African-American Slaves, published by Belknap Press. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Edward L. Ayers Professor University of Virginia->History
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Program ID:
181747-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Fairfax, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
May 8, 2004
Last Aired:
Jan 9, 2005

Airing Details

  • May 08, 2004 | 12:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 2004 | 9:33am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 09, 2005 | 4:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
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