1,101Feb 25, 2012
Person of the Year 1862, Part 2
Each year, Time magazine selects a single person who had the most influence on events during the previous twelve months. If the same question had been posed in the year 1862, who would ...
469Apr 11, 2011
American Leaders and the Issues of 1861
The evening before the 150th anniversary of the attack on Fort Sumter, historians spoke about leadership and the troubling issues of 1861. Edward Ayres projected some graphics as he talked about ...
346Apr 11, 2011
Book Discussion on The Dogs of War
Thomas Emory talked about the start of the Civil War and he addressed the question of why both North and South decided to fight. He is the author of a book called The Dogs of ...
243Apr 20, 2000
Biographies of Robert E. Lee
Mr. Thomas talked about his experiences writing biographies of Confederate General Robert
E. Lee, the 4 volume biography on Lee by author Douglas Southall Freeman, and new
1,947Feb 26, 1999
Book Discussion on Writing the Civil War
The co-editors McPherson and Cooper moderated a panel discussion of their book, Writing the Civil War: The Quest to Understand, published by University of South Carolina Press. The other ...
104Dec 28, 1995
Thursday Robert E. Lee Home Journal
Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and ...
1,327Aug 23, 1995
Book Discussion on Robert E. Lee: A Biography
Professor Thomas discussed his recent book, Robert E. Lee: A Biography, published by W.W. Norton. The book covers Lee’s family background and Civil War career. General Lee ...
91Mar 21, 1993
The Civil War and Today's Issues
Five history professors and an executive participated in a roundtable discussion relating the issues of the Civil War to today’s issues during a symposium on the Civil War at Shepherd ...