After Words with James McPherson

James McPherson talked about his book, Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief, in which he presents Confederate president Jefferson Davis as… read more

James McPherson talked about his book, Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief, in which he presents Confederate president Jefferson Davis as an astute military strategist who best articulated the South’s “quest for an independent nation.” In his book, the author argues that the though the Confederacy lost the war, the loss was not due to the failures of Jefferson Davis. He spoke with Abraham Lincoln expert James Swanson. close

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  • James M. McPherson Professor Emeritus Princeton University->History Department
  • James L. Swanson Senior Scholar Heritage Foundation->Center for Legal and Judicial Studies

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  • Embattled Rebel
    James M. McPherson
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After Words with James McPherson

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Program ID:
321903-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 01, 2014 | 10:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 25, 2014 | 10:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Nov 01, 2014 | 10:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 02, 2014 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 03, 2014 | 2:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 09, 2014 | 12:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2014 | 10:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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