Book Discussion on Marrow of Tragedy

Dr. Margaret Humphreys talked about her book, Marrow of Tragedy: The Health Crisis of the American Civil War, in which she argues that… read more

Dr. Margaret Humphreys talked about her book, Marrow of Tragedy: The Health Crisis of the American Civil War, in which she argues that the Civil War was the greatest health disaster the U.S. has ever experienced. She also talked about the medical care that soldiers received and how the practice of medicine evolved during and after the war. This interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, took place at the Washington Duke Inn on the campus of Duke University. close

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Book Discussion on Marrow of Tragedy

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Program ID:
318386-11
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Durham, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
May 24, 2014
Last Aired:
May 26, 2014

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  • May 24, 2014 | 9:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 25, 2014 | 12:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 26, 2014 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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