Why Did We Fight The Civil War?

June 3, 2013

Hour 1:           Did the Civil War emerge from a power struggle that had nothing to do with slavery? We’ll discover the first conflicts between the Northern and Southern United States with historian and novelist Thomas Fleming [1]. His new book is “A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War” (Da Capo Press, 2013).

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[1] Thomas Fleming: http://www.thomasflemingwriter.com/

[2] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/188393898/KERA_188393898.mp3

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