Robert Wilson, editor of The American Scholar, talked about his book, Mathew Brady: Portraits of a Nation, in which he recounts the life of Civil War-era photographer Mathew Brady. In his book, the author reports that the Civil War, the first war to provide a photographic history, was thoroughly covered by Brady and his team of photographers, who took over 10,000 photos. Robert Wilson spoke at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. close
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