Worth a Dozen Men

Libra Hilde talked about her book, Worth a Dozen Men: Women and Nursing in the Civil War South, about the role played by Southern female nurses during the Civil… read more

Worth a Dozen Men Libra Hilde talked about her book, Worth a Dozen Men: Women and Nursing in the Civil War South, about the role played by Southern female nurses during the Civil War and how the Confederacy relied on their labor. In her book, Ms. Hilde shares how this created a new awareness of a woman’s place in public life and highlighted a shift in gender roles.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in San Jose, California, from February 4-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast 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 Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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424699-1
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Interview
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Interview
Location:
San Jose, California, United States
First Aired:
Mar 04, 2017 | 12:26pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 23, 2017 | 8:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Mar 04, 2017 | 12:26pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 04, 2017 | 5:48pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 2017 | 3:48am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 2017 | 9:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 23, 2017 | 8:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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