New Understanding of the Civil War

Thomas Fleming talked about his book, A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War, in which he… read more

New Understanding of the Civil War Thomas Fleming talked about his book, A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War, in which he portrays the Civil War as a tragedy that American leaders foresaw and struggled to prevent. He spoke about how public opinion and propaganda helped spark the war, and the longstanding tensions between the North and South. He also discussed events that heightened fear of a slave rebellion in the southern states. The Pritzker Military Library hosted this event. close

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New Understanding of the Civil War

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Program ID:
313181-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Jul 20, 2013 | 5:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jul 21, 2013 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jul 20, 2013 | 5:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 20, 2013 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 21, 2013 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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