Book Discussion on Touched By Fire: George Armstrong Custer

Ms. Barnett talked about her book, Touched by Fire: The Life, Death, and Mythic Afterlife of George Armstrong Custer, published by… read more

Ms. Barnett talked about her book, Touched by Fire: The Life, Death, and Mythic Afterlife of George Armstrong Custer, published by Henry Holt and Company. She talked about the military and private life of General Custer and examined issues of class, race and gender. She depicts a man who never adjusted to life after his success in leading volunteers in the Civil War and examines how the Battle of the Little Bighorn created him as both a mythic hero and villain. close

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Book Discussion on Touched By Fire: George Armstrong Custer

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Program ID:
74506-1
Category:
Booknotes
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Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 13, 1996
Last Aired:
Dec 1, 2012

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  • Oct 13, 1996 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 13, 1996 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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