A Dangerous Stir Mark Wahlgren Summers talked about his book A Dangerous Stir: Fear, Paranoia, and the Making of Reconstruction, in which he presents his observations on… read more

A Dangerous Stir Mark Wahlgren Summers talked about his book A Dangerous Stir: Fear, Paranoia, and the Making of Reconstruction, in which he presents his observations on Reconstruction policy following the Civil War. He said Americans feared another Civil War and were uncertain of how the government would function.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Lexington, Kentucky, from June 20-25 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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A Dangerous Stir

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Program ID:
326996-1
Category:
Interview
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Interview
Location:
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
First Aired:
Jul 18, 2015 | 6:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 16, 2015 | 11:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 18, 2015 | 6:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 19, 2015 | 10:43am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 15, 2015 | 12:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 15, 2015 | 7:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 16, 2015 | 1:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 16, 2015 | 11:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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