After Words with Bruce Chadwick

Bruce Chadwick was interviewed about his book The First American Army: The Untold Story of George Washington and the Men Behind America’s First Fight… read more

Bruce Chadwick was interviewed about his book The First American Army: The Untold Story of George Washington and the Men Behind America’s First Fight for Freedom, published by Sourcebooks. The book tells the story of what it was like to serve during the Revolutionary War from the journals and letters of the soldiers. Mr. Chadwick compared and contrasted the Continental Army with the modern military. He also discussed the lives of individual troops in the American Revolution. Edward Lengel interviewed Mr. Chadwick.

Bruce Chadwick, Ph.D., lectures in American history at Rutgers University while also teaching writing at New Jersey City University. He is a former journalist and the author of five other historical books: George Washington’s War: The Forging of a Revolutionary Leader and the American Presidency; Brother against Brother: The Lost Civil War Diary of Lt. Edmund Halsey; Two American Presidents: A Dual Biography of Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis 1861-1865; Traveling the Underground Railroad: A Visitor’s Guide to More Than 300 Sites; and The Reel Civil War: Mythmaking in American Film.

Edward Lengel, an associate professor of history at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, is an associate editor of The Papers of George Washington, and the author of General George Washington: A Military Life, published by Random House. close

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After Words with Bruce Chadwick

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Program ID:
189631-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 26, 2005 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 11, 2005 | 3:01am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Nov 26, 2005 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 27, 2005 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 27, 2005 | 8:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 11, 2005 | 3:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
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