Book Discussion on What They Fought For, 1861-65

James McPherson talked about his book What They Fought For, 1861-1865, an examination of the people who fought in the U.S. Civil War. He wrote the book after years of teaching U.S. History at Princeton University.

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Book Discussion on What They Fought For, 1861-65

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 22, 1994
Last Aired:
Jun 7, 2003

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  • May 22, 1994 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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