A Bohemian Brigade: Civil War Correspondents

James Perry discussed his book The Bohemian Brigade: The Civil War Correspondents Mostly Rough, Sometimes Ready, published by Wiley, John,… read more

James Perry discussed his book The Bohemian Brigade: The Civil War Correspondents Mostly Rough, Sometimes Ready, published by Wiley, John, and Sons. The book details the emergence of modern American journalism during the Civil War. Pointing to the telegraph, steam-powered transport, the printing press, and the importance of breaking news and scoops, the author argues that the war was the first instant-news event. close

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Program ID:
156478-1
Category:
Booknotes
Format:
Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 21, 2000 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 02, 2011 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • May 21, 2000 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 21, 2000 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 22, 2000 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 09, 2001 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 10, 2001 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 26, 2002 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 03, 2002 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 03, 2002 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • Dec 20, 2003 | 5:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2009 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 02, 2011 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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