NPR captures the battlefield action, the personal struggles,
and the moral dilemmas of the war that pitted brother against brother, family
against family. Hosted by Neal Conan, this revealing collection of Civil War
stories features gripping history, expert commentary, and unforgettable voices.
Shelby Foote reflects on the southern
E. L. Doctorow discusses Sherman and The March
Sam Waterston performs the Gettysburg Address
Hal Holbrook honors Iowa in the Civil War
Susan Stamberg reports from Lincoln’s summer
James McPherson tours Gettysburg’s hallowed
Tony Horwitz explores the world of Civil War
Visits to battlefields at Manassas, Antietam,
And much more!
American Chronicles series explores the historical events that continue
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vivid sound portraits of history’s greatest people and events, examined in
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