The Civil War

Format: Book on CD 2011
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 4 copies
Available (4)
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Andrew Carnegie Free Library Civil War CD 973.2 NPR
Location  Andrew Carnegie Free Library
 
Collection  Civil War
 
Call Number  CD 973.2 NPR
 
 
CLP - Main Library First Floor - Open Stacks (CD) E468.9.C474 2011x
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  First Floor - Open Stacks
 
Call Number  (CD) E468.9.C474 2011x
 
 
Northland Public Library Audio Books 973.7 C49 (COMPACT DISC)
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Audio Books
 
Call Number  973.7 C49 (COMPACT DISC)
 
 
Shaler North Hills Library Audiovisual CD 973.2 N [B-O-CD]
Location  Shaler North Hills Library
 
Collection  Audiovisual
 
Call Number  CD 973.2 N [B-O-CD]
 
 
Summary
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 reenactors Plus visits to battlefields at Manassas, Antietam, Gettysburg, and much more.

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.
 
Contents
disc 1. Introduction / Neal Conan
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 2. 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. 3. 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)
The 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).

Additional Information
Series American chronicles (National Public Radio (U.S.))
Subjects United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Audiobooks.
Publisher [Minneapolis, Minn.] :HighBridge,2011
Other Titles Weekend edition Saturday (Radio program)
Fresh air with Terry Gross (Radio program)
All things considered (Radio program)
Morning edition.
Weekend edition Sunday (Radio program)
Tell me more (Radio program)
NPR American chronicles.
National Public Radio American chronicles.
American chronicles.
Contributors Conan, Neal.
National Public Radio (U.S.)
HighBridge Audio (Firm)
Participants/Performers Host, Neal Conan ; participants, Neal Cohen, Shelby Foote, E.L. Doctorow, Sam Waterson, Hal Holbrook, Susan Stamberg, James McPherson, Tony Horwitz.
Language English
Notes Selections originally broadcast between Sept. 17, 1988 and Jan. 9, 2011.
Compact disc.
Description 3 audio discs (3 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781611742534
1611742536
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