Civil War Authors Panel
Three authors with different approaches to the Civil War read selections from their books. They discussed their works with each other,… read more
Three authors with different approaches to the Civil War read selections from their books. They discussed their works with each other, then answered questions from members of the audience. Marie Arana moderated.
Geraldine Brooks is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book March: A Novel, published by Viking, which imagines the Civil War experiences of Mr. March, the absent father in Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women. Walter McDougall is the author of Throes of Democracy: The American Civil War Era 1829-1877, published by Harper. Drew Gilpin Faust is the author of This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War, published by Knopf. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Ron Charles Senior Editor Washington Post->Book World
- Alan Cooperman Senior Editor Washington Post->Book World
- Drew Gilpin Faust President Harvard University
- Walter A. McDougall Professor University of Pennsylvania->History Department
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