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NPR 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 (and sometimes sister) and friend against friend. This revealing collection of Civil War stories features gripping history, expert commentary, and unforgettable voices: Shelby Foote reflects on the southern perspective 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 retreat James McPherson tours Gettysburg's hallowed ground Tony Horwitz explores the world of Civil War reenactorsPlus visits to battlefields at Manassas, Antietam, Gettysburg, and much more. Contents: Introduction by Neal Conan Manassas/Bull Run Historian Shelby Foote Geraldine Brooks' Civil War March History of "Dixie" Confederates in the Attic Antietam 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 Appomattox At Ford's Theatre, Lincoln's Death Revisited "O Captain! My Captain!" "Battle Hymn of the Republic," the Other National Anthem The NPR American Chronicles series explores the historical events that continue to resonate in our lives. Expert commentary and unforgettable stories create vivid sound portraits of history's greatest people and events, examined in multi-faceted and moving detail.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Neal Conan

Length:

3h


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:55


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

08:49


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

10:56


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:58


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

08:02


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

09:57


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

13:10


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:05


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

13:12


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

03:29


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:39


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

02:45


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

07:36


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

09:58


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:15


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

03:45


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:49


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:25


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:33


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:43


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:46


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:33


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

03:05


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

02:42


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

03:10


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:56


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

07:00


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

01:43


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:12