Could the Civil War Have Been Avoided?
“Could the War Have Been Avoided?” was a Thursday panel at the 15th annual Lincoln Forum, “The Coming of the Civil War: Enter Lincoln, Exit the South,” held at the Wyndham Hotel in Gettysburg.
One hundred and fifty years after the outbreak of the Civil War, a panel of historians debated whether or not the war could have been avoided. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Frank Williams moderated.
People in this video
- Peter S. Carmichael Director Gettysburg College->Civil War Institute
William W. Freehling Professor Emeritus University of Kentucky->History Department
Harold Holzer Vice Chair Lincoln Forum
Michael Lind Policy Director New America Foundation->Economic Growth Program
John F. Marszalek Distinguished Professor Emeritus Mississippi State University->History Department
Craig L. Symonds Professor Emeritus U.S. Naval Academy->History Department
Frank J. Williams Co-Founder and Chair Lincoln Forum
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