476Oct 18, 2005
Book Discussion on What Caused The Civil War?
Edward Ayers, Dean of the College and Graduate Schools of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia, spoke about his book What Caused The Civil War?: Reflections on the South and Southern ...
74Mar 14, 2005
Digital Future: Distribution of Knowledge
Professor Ayers talked about the creation and distribution of knowledge in today’s digital environment. Edward L. Ayers, dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at ...
342May 8, 2004
The Civil War
The first Capital Book Festival was hosted by the Fairfax County Public Library Foundation in its tenth anniversary year. On a panel titled The Civil War: Blacks and Whites, Soldiers and ...
243Sep 19, 2002
Interpretation of Slavery
Historians talked about the merits of a federal law requiring Civil War battlefields to incorporate exhibits and programs on the role of slavery in U.S. history. Following their remarks they ...
87Jul 7, 2002
Mr. Ayers discussed the Revolutionary War and, specifically, Yorktown. Telephone lines were opened for audience comments.
Washington Journal devoted part of its programming to ...
98Apr 11, 2001
Lincoln Prize Winners
The day after the prize presentation, some of the winners of the Lincoln Prize participated in a panel discussion on the Civil War. Participants included Professor Weigley who won first place ...
170Mar 27, 1999
Talking About the Civil War
Mr. Robertson talked about his book, Stonewall Jackson: The Man, The Soldier, the Legend published by Macmillan General Reference. The book is a biography in which the author traces ...