Edwin C. Bearss
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Edwin C. Bearss

Edwin Cole Bearss , a United States Marine Corps veteran of World War II, is a military historian and author known for his work on the American Civil War and World War II eras and is a popular tour guide of historic battlefields for The Smithsonian Associates. He served as Chief Historian of the National Park Service from 1981 to 1994. Wikipedia*

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Edwin C. Bearss has 10 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1993 Speech as a Chief Historian for the National Park Service. The year with the most videos was 2011 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 1,074 views per program. Most appearances with James M. McPherson (2), William "Jack" C. Davis (2), S. Waite Rawls III (2). Most common tags: Civil War, U.S. History.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1995 - Present Chief Historian Emeritus, National Park Service Videos: 7


Chief Historian, National Park Service c. January 1, 1981 - c. January 1, 1994 Videos: 3

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