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  • emThrough the Perilous Fightem
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    Through the Perilous Fight

    Steve Vogel talked about his book, Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks That Saved the Nation, in which he chronicles the British invasion of Chesapeake Bay and the burning of Washington…

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  • emAmericas First Crisisem
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    America's First Crisis

    Robert Watson, American studies professor at Lynn University, talked about his book, America’s First Crisis: The War of 1812, in which he presents a history of the War of 1812. In his book, the author…

    544 views
  • 2014 Pulitzer Prize Winner Alan Taylor
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    The Internal Enemy

    Alan Taylor talked about his book, The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832, in which he recounts the impact that slaves in Virginia had on the War of 1812. In his book, the…

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  • emThrough the Perilous Fightem
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    Through the Perilous Fight

    Steve Vogel talked about his book, Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks That Saved the Nation, in which he chronicles the British Invasion of Chesapeake Bay and the burning of Washington…

    104 views
  • em1812 The Navys Warem
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    1812: The Navy's War

    Historian George Daughan recounts the naval battles between America and Britain during the War of 1812. The author reports that the American fleet totaled twenty ships and faced a British Navy…

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  • Panel Discussion on Maryland in 1812
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    Panel Discussion on Maryland in 1812

    Ralph Eshelman, co-author of In Full Glory Reflected and James H. Johnston, author of From Slave Ship to Harvard, talked about Maryland during the War of 1812. Maryland State Archivist Edward C.…

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  • emMr and Mrs Madisons Warem
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    Mr. and Mrs. Madison's War

    Historian Hugh Howard recounts the War of 1812 from the view point of President James Madison and first lady Dolley Madison. The author examines President Madison’s decision to declare war,…

    544 views
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    1812

    Author Nicole Eustace, history professor at New York University, discusses her book, 1812: War and the Passions of Patriotism, in which she examines the affect the War of 1812 had on American politics…

    905 views
  • emRising up from Indian Countryem
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    Rising up from Indian Country

    Author Ann Durkin Keating presents an illustrated lecture based on her latest book, Rising Up from Indian Country: The Battle of Fort Dearborn and the Birth of Chicago. She talked about the…

    393 views
  • emThe War of 1812em
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    The War of 1812

    Professor J.C.A. Stagg talked about his book, The War of 1812: Conflict for a Continent. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at the University of Virginia in…

    742 views
  • emOld Ironsides  Eagle of the Seaem
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    Old Ironsides: Eagle of the Sea

    Colonel Fitz-Enz (Ret.) talked about his book Old Ironsides: Eagle of the Sea, The Story of the USS Constitution, published by Taylor Trade Publishing. He described several battles that the USS…

    488 views
  • emIllinois in the War of 1812em
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    Illinois in the War of 1812

    Gillum Ferguson talked about his book, Illinois in the War of 1812. He talked about the history of Illinois and the roots of the War of 1812 as well the campaigns there. Mr. Ferguson was…

    246 views
  • emMr Jeffersons Hammerem
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    Mr. Jefferson's Hammer

    Robert Owens talked about his book, Mr. Jefferson’s Hammer: William Henry Harrison and the Origins of American Indian Policy. He talked about how future-President William Henry Harrison implemented President…

    284 views
  • emRedcoats Revengeem
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    Redcoats' Revenge

    Colonel David Fitz-Enz (Ret.) talked about his novel Redcoats' Revenge: An Alternate History of the War of 1812 (Potomac Books; November 30, 2008). In his book he conjectures on what could…

    595 views