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American Chronicles: The Civil War


American Chronicles: The Civil War


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  • 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.

  • Introduction by Neal Conan

    Manassas/Bull Run

    Historian Shelby Foote

    Geraldine Brooks’ Civil War March

    History of “Dixie”

    Confederates in the Attic


    Viewing the Emancipation Proclamation

    Gettysburg’s Hallowed Ground

    Old Army Friends, Divided At Gettysburg

    Gettysburg Eyewitness

    Gettysburg Address Read by Sam Waterston

    Henry Fleming, Reluctantly Wearing the Red Badge

    Woman Fought Like a Man for Freedom

    Civil War Reporters

    Historians Search for Civil War Relics

    Civil War Relics Tempt Thieves

    Living History at Lincoln’s Summer Retreat

    E.L. Doctorow on Sherman and The March

    April 1865

    Letters from Civil War Era Tell the Price of Freedom

    Iowa in the Civil War

    What It Means to Be Free

    The Civil War Still Stirs the Southern Soul

    Union Soldier Comes Home


    At Ford’s Theatre, Lincoln’s Death Revisited

    “O Captain! My Captain!”

    “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” the Other National Anthem

  • ISBN-13: 9781611742534

    Format: CD

    Publisher: HighBridge Company

    Publication date: 03/22/2011

    Unabridged, 3 hours