Could the Civil War Have Been Avoided?
One hundred and fifty years after the outbreak of the Civil War, a panel of historians debated whether or not the war could have been… read more
One hundred and fifty years after the outbreak of the Civil War, a panel of historians debated whether or not the war could have been avoided. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Frank Williams moderated.
“Could the War Have Been Avoided?” was a Thursday panel at the 15th annual Lincoln Forum, “The Coming of the Civil War: Enter Lincoln, Exit the South,” held at the Wyndham Hotel in Gettysburg. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Peter S. Carmichael Director Gettysburg College->Civil War Institute
- William W. Freehling Professor Emeritus University of Kentucky->History Department
- Harold Holzer Vice Chair Lincoln Forum
- Michael Lind Policy Director New America Foundation->Economic Growth Program
- John F. Marszalek Distinguished Professor Emeritus Mississippi State University->History Department
- Craig L. Symonds Professor Emeritus U.S. Naval Academy->History Department
- Frank J. Williams Co-Founder and Chair Lincoln Forum
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