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  • Frances Fitzgerald Discusses emThe Evangelicalsem
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    The Evangelicals

    Frances Fitzgerald talked about her book The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America, in which she provides a history of evangelicalism in the United States. She spoke with Reverend…

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  • Patrick Phillips Discusses emBlood at the Rootem
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    Blood at the Root

    Patrick Phillips talked about his book Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America, in which he recalls the murder of a young girl in Forsyth County, Georgia, in 1912 and the…

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  • emJefferson and Hamiltonem
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    Jefferson and Hamilton

    John Ferling, professor emeritus of history at the University of West Georgia, talked about his book, Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry That Forged A Nation, in which he examines the political…

    1,133 views
  • John Ferling on emWhirlwindem
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    Whirlwind

    John Ferling talked about his book Whirlwind: The American Revolution and the War That Won It, in which he examines the reasons for the beginning of the American Revolution.

    735 views
  • Jonathan Schneer on emMinisters at Warem
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    Ministers at War

    Jonathan Schneer talked about his book Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, in which he recounts Winston Churchill’s war cabinet, composed of men across the political…

    709 views
  • emRebel Yellem
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    Rebel Yell

    S.C. Gwynne talked about his book, Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson, in which he recounts the life and military career of Confederate general Thomas…

    413 views
  • Discussion on the 1864 Atlanta Campaign
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    Fall of Atlanta

    Steven Davis discusses the Civil War’s 1864 Atlanta Campaign and the roles of the four commanders who had the greatest impact on the Atlanta campaign: Confederates John Bell Hood and Joseph E.…

    717 views
  • emRevolutionary Summerem
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    Revolutionary Summer

    Joseph Ellis talked about his book, Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence, in which he recounts the beginnings of the Revolutionary War. The author also talked about the inner…

    1,284 views
  • emWEB DuBoisem
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    W.E.B. DuBois

    Professor Levering talked about his book W.E.B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and the American Century, 1919-1963, published by Henry Holt and Co. The book is the second volume of a…

    195 views
  • emGettysburg The Last Invasionem
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    Gettysburg: The Last Invasion

    Allen Guelzo talked about his book, Gettysburg: The Last Invasion, in which he recounts the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place on July 1-3, 1863. In his book, the author examines the…

    1,001 views
  • emThe King Yearsem
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    The King Years

    Taylor Branch, author of the multi-volume, America in the King Years, presented his thoughts on key moments in the Civil Rights Movement. Mr. Branch spoke at the Atlanta History Center.…

    430 views
  • emWe Have the War Upon Usem
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    We Have the War Upon Us

    Author William Cooper, former president of the Southern Historical Association, talked about his book, We Have the War Upon Us: The Onset of the Civil War, November 1860-April 1861, in…

    859 views
  • emLife Upon These Shoresem
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    Life Upon These Shores

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr., presented a history of African Americans in the United States from the 16th century to the present. He talked about why this book was dedicated to his father, and…

    905 views
  • emEisenhower 1956em
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    Eisenhower 1956

    David Nichols, former academic dean of Southwestern College, presented a history of the Suez Canal Crisis. The author recounted that nine days prior to the 1956 presidential election, Israel, Britain,…

    648 views
  • emThe Warmth of Other Sunsem
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    The Warmth of Other Suns

    Isabel Wilkerson spoke about her book The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration (Random House, 2010). The book outlines the history of the exodus of six million…

    908 views
  • emDriven Westem
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    Driven West

    A.J. Langguth recounts President Andrew Jackson’s forced removal of Indian tribes that resided in the Southeast during the 1830s. The author recalls the debates that surrounded President…

    539 views
  • emThe Bonfire The Siege and Burning of Atlantaem
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    The Bonfire: The Siege and Burning of Atlanta

    Marc Wortman talked about his book The Bonfire: The Siege and Burning of Atlanta (PublicAffairs; August 11, 2009). In his book he recounts the battle for Atlanta, “the Gate City of the…

    764 views
  • emVicksburg 1863em
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    Vicksburg, 1863

    Winston Groom talked about his book Vicksburg, 1863 (Knopf (April 7, 2009). His book recounts the Union and Confederate confrontation at Vicksburg, Mississippi, in 1863 that the author…

    772 views
  • em1942  The Year That Tried Mens Soulsem
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    1942: The Year That Tried Men's Souls

    Winston Groom talked about his book 1942: The Year That Tried Men’s Souls, published by Atlantic Monthly Press. The book recounts the year following America’s entry into World War II. The…

    119 views
  • emFace the Nation  My Favorite Storiesem
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    Face the Nation: My Favorite Stories

    Mr. Schieffer talked about his book Face the Nation: My Favorite Stories from the First 50 Years of the Award-Winning News Broadcast, published by Simon and Schuster. He talked about his work as the…

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