Michael Birkner

Michael Birkner

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Michael Birkner is a Professor for the History Department in the Gettysburg College with nine videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 Call-In as a Correspondent for the Concord (NH) Monitor. The year with the most videos was 2019 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 1,782 views per program. Most appearances with Peter S. Carmichael (2). Most common tags: Civil War, Buchanan, James.

Appearances by Title:c. February 1, 1996 - Present Professor, History Department, Gettysburg College Videos: 7


Correspondent, [Concord (NH) Monitor] c. February 13, 1988 - c. February 1, 1996 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • 1850s Political Crisis

    1850s Political Crisis

    The decade before the Civil War was a time of upheaval, comprise and sectional differences. A panel of historians looked at…

  • Eisenhower's Legacy and D-Day

    Eisenhower's Legacy and D-Day

    The 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord was in 2019. On June 6, 1944, Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy, France. In this…

  • Dwight Eisenhower at Gettysburg

    Dwight Eisenhower at Gettysburg

    Gettysburg College professor Michael Birkner looked at Dwight Eisenhower’s interest in the Civil War, particularly Robert E.…

  • President James Buchanan and Southern Secession

    President James Buchanan and Southern Secession

    History professors John Quist and Michael Birkner talked about President James Buchanan’s time in office and his inability…

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