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The Civil War (2011, original release: 1988)
(Audiobook CD)

Call Number CD/973.7/CIVIL


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Published: [Minneapolis, Minn.] : HighBridge, [2011] ℗2011
Description:  3 audio discs (3 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 9781611742534, 1611742536,
Language:  English


Selections originally broadcast between Sept. 17, 1988 and Jan. 9, 2011

Compact disc

Host, Neal Conan ; participants, Neal Cohen, Shelby Foote, E.L. Doctorow, Sam Waterson, Hal Holbrook, Susan Stamberg, James McPherson, Tony Horwitz

A century and a half later, the Civil War still resonates with all Americans. NPR captures the battlefield action, the human struggle, and the moral dilemmas of the war that pitted brother against brother, and family against family. From battlefield heroics to heart-wrenching letters home and in-depth profiles of complex characters, this outstanding soundscape is moving and enlightening. Includes expert commentary, gripping stories, and unforgettable voices



Manassas/Bull Run (Weekend edition Saturday, July 21, 2001) -- Historian Shelby Foote (Fresh air, July 27, 1994) -- Geraldine Brooks' Civil War march (All things considered, Mar. 9, 2005) -- History of "Dixie" (Morning edition, Nov. 11, 2002) -- Confederates in the Attic (All things considered, Mar. 14, 1998) -- Antietam (Weekend edition Saturday, Sept. 17, 1988) -- Viewing the Emancipation Proclamation ( All things considered, Jan. 3, 1993) disc 1. Introduction /

Gettysburg's hallowed ground (Weekend edition Sunday, June 29, 2003) -- Old army friends, divided at Gettysburg (Morning edition, July 2, 2008) -- Gettysburg eyewitness (All things considered, Feb. 15, 1999) -- Gettysburg address read by Sam Waterson (Morning edition, Nov. 19, 2003) -- Henry Fleming, reluctantly wearing the red badge (All things considered, July 20, 2008) -- Woman fought like a man for freedom (Weekend edition Sunday, May 24, 2009) -- Civil War reporters (Morning edition, June 28, 2000) -- Historians search for Civil War relics ( All things considered, Apr. 26, 2010) -- Civil War relics tempt thieves (Morning edition, July 1, 2008) -- Living history at Lincoln's summer retreat (Morning edition, July 20, 2009) disc 2.

E.L. Doctorow on Sherman and The march (All things considered, Oct. 18, 2005) -- April 1865 (Weekend edition Saturday, May 5, 2001) -- Letters from Civil War era tell the price of freedom (Tell me more, Feb. 17, 2009) -- Iowa in the Civil War (Weekend edition Saturday, May 10, 2003) -- What it means to be free (All things considered, Feb. 15, 1999) -- Civil War still stirs the southern soul ( Weekend edition Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011) -- Union soldier comes home (All things considered, Sept. 18, 2009) -- Appomattox (All things considered, Apr. 9, 1998) -- At Ford's Theatre, Lincoln's death revisited (Morning edition, Feb. 12, 2009) -- "O captain! My captain!" (Weekend edition Sunday, Apr. 20, 2003) -- "Battle hymn of the republic," the other national anthem (All things considered, Nov. 13, 2010) disc. 3.

Neal Conan -- Related Searches:
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
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Additional Credits:
Conan, Neal.
National Public Radio (U.S.)
HighBridge Audio (Firm)

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