Person of the Year 1861, Part 1

Each year, Time magazine selects a single person who had the most influence on events during the previous twelve months. If the same… read more

Each year, Time magazine selects a single person who had the most influence on events during the previous twelve months. If the same question had been posed in the year 1861, who would Time have selected as the Person of the Year? The Museum of the Confederacy invited five historians to consider that question and nominate someone for the title. 

Three of the historians campaigned for their candidates in this first half of a two-part program.

The Museum of the Confederacy’s 2011 Symposium was held on February 26, 2011, at the Library of Virginia, the co-sponsor. close

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

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Person of the Year 1861, Part 1

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Public Affairs Event
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Debate
Location:
Richmond, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 23, 2011
Last Aired:
Apr 24, 2011

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  • Apr 23, 2011 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 23, 2011 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 24, 2011 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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