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, 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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