Michael Birkner

Michael Birkner

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Michael Birkner is a Professor for the History Department of the Gettysburg College with seven 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 highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 1,249 views per program. Most appearances with Peter S. Carmichael (2). Most common tags: Buchanan, James, Civil War.

Appearances by Title:c. February 1, 1996 - Present Professor, History Department, Gettysburg College Videos: 5


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

Recent Appearances

  • 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…

  • Abraham Lincoln Discussion

    Abraham Lincoln Discussion

    Professor Boritt talked about the life legacy and writings of President Lincoln. Following his remarks he answered questions…

  • James Buchanan's Career

    James Buchanan's Career

    Professor Birkner and Mr. Binder talked about the political career of President Buchanan. They covered his early career as a diplomat in…

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