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  • emIn the Shadow of Statuesem
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    In the Shadow of Statues

    New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu weighed in on his decision to remove four Confederate statues from city grounds in 2017.

  • emThe Thin Light of Freedomem
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    The Thin Light of Freedom

    Edward Ayers talked about his book The Thing Light of Freedom, in which he provided a history of the Civil War.

  • Hulston Civil War Library Collection
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    Hulston Civil War Library Collection

    Librarian Jeff Patrick of the Hulston Civil War Library shared some of Wilson’s Creek National Historic Battlefield’s most notable pieces, including rare soldier art, a Civil War surgeon’s manual, and a…

  • emWilsons Creekem
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    Wilson's Creek

    Bill Piston talked about his book Wilson’s Creek: The Second Battle of the Civil War and the Men Who Fought It, in which he explores what drove the men of Kansas and Missouri to volunteer for the Civil War.…

  • emThe Border Between Themem
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    The Border Between Them

    Jeremy Neely talked about his book, The Border Between Them: Violence and the Reconciliation on the Kansas-Missouri Line, about the violent exchanges between Kansans and Missourians before, during, and after…

  • emThe Real Custerem
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    The Real Custer

    James Robbins talked about his book, The Real Custer: From Boy General to Tragic Hero, in which he recounts the life and military career of General George Custer. In his book, the author…

  • emBe Free or Dieem
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    Be Free or Die

    Cate Lineberry talked about her book Be Free or Die: The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls' Escape from Slavery to Union Hero, in which she recalls the life of Robert Smalls, a former slave…

  • emThe American Warem
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    The American War

    UCLA history professor Joan Waugh talked about her book, The American War: A History of the Civil War Era. This interview, recorded on the campus of UCLA, is part of Book TV’s College…

  • emAmerican Ulyssesem
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    American Ulysses

    Ronald White talked about his book, American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant. He spoke at the 17th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

  • emDont Hurry Me Down to Hadesem
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    Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades

    Susannah Ural talked about her book Don’t Hurry Me Down To Hades: Soldiers and Families in America’s Civil War, in which she draws upon letters and diary entries to tell the story of the Civil War through…

  • emWorth a Dozen Menem
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    Worth a Dozen Men

    Libra Hilde talked about her book, Worth a Dozen Men: Women and Nursing in the Civil War South, about the role played by Southern female nurses during the Civil War and how the Confederacy relied on their labor.…

  • Christopher Dickey on emOur Man in Charlestonem
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    Our Man in Charleston

    Christopher Dickey talked about his book Our Man in Charleston: Britain’s Secret Agent in the Civil War South, in which he recalls the role played by Robert Bunch, British consul assigned to…

  • emTo Forge a Thunderboltem
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    To Forge a Thunderbolt

    Chris Fonvielle talked about his book, To Forge a Thunderbolt: Fort Anderson and the Battle for Wilmington, about the importance of Wilmington, North Carolina, during the Civil War and the role played by…

  • Chandra Manning Discusses emTroubled Refugeem
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    Troubled Refuge

    Chandra Manning talked about her book Troubled Refuge: Struggling for Freedom in the Civil War, in which she recalls the Union Army’s slave-refugee camps, which, according to the author, were…

  • Peter Cozzens Discusses emThe Earth is Weepingem
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    The Earth Is Weeping

    Peter Cozzens talked about his book The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West, in which he looks at the Indian Wars that marked America’s westward…

  • emEngineering Victoryem
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    Engineering Victory

    Thomas Army talked about his book Engineering Victory: How Technology Won the Civil War, in which he looks at how technology affected the outcome of the Civil War.

  • Richard Snow Discusses emIron Dawnem
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    Iron Dawn

    Richard Snow talked about his book Iron Dawn: The Monitor, the Merrimack, and the Civil War Sea Battle that Changed History, in which he recalls the Union Army’s creation of the Monitor, an iron…

  • emWhen General Grant Expelled the Jewsem
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    When General Grant Expelled the Jews

    Jonathan Sarna recounts General Ulysses S. Grant’s order to expel the Jewish population in his commanding territory on December 17, 1862. The order, quickly revoked by President Abraham Lincoln, would…

  • Guidon Books
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    Guidon Books

    Shelly Dudley gave a tour of Guidon Books and provided insight into her customers' continued interest in the Civil War. Located in Scottsdale, Arizona, since 1964, Guidon Books specializes in Civil War…

  • John Strausbaugh Discusses emCity of Seditionem
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    City of Sedition

    John Strausbaugh talked about his book City of Sedition: The History of New York City during the Civil War, in which he recalls New York City during the Civil War. In his book, the author…

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